Not All Men Need Prostate Cancer Screening

An independent panel of experts today recommended against prostate cancer screenings for men older than 74 and advised younger men to weigh the potential benefits and risks before undergoing the prostate screening test. Prostate cancer remains the second-leading cancer killer of men, after lung cancer. The recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force are based on the premise that the benefits of screening are marginal after age 75 and that 70- to 75-year-old men are unlikely to...Full Story
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