Published on September 25, 2015
Updated on November 1, 2019
Reduced prostate screening could miss advanced tumors
THURSDAY, September 24, 2015 (CBS News) — Relaxed guidelines on prostate cancer screening may delay diagnosis and treatment of aggressive tumors, a new study suggests.
In 2011, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing, to curb over-diagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer. Since then, PSA screening has dropped by 28 percent, the researchers report.
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