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Screening does not reduce prostate cancer deaths

Screening does not significantly reduce prostate cancer deaths, but the risk of overdetection and overtreatment is considerable, concludes a 20-year study published in the British Medical Journal today.

Apr 01, 2011
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Acceptable consequences of screening for prostate cancer

In July 2010, a research team led by Jonas Hugosson, professor in urology at the Sahlgrenska Academy, presented the results of a large randomised study of screening for prostate cancer in Gothenburg, with a 14-year follow ...

Jan 11, 2011
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Baseline PSA predicts risk of death from prostate cancer

Men who have a baseline PSA value of 10 or higher the first time they are tested are up to 11 times more likely to die from prostate cancer than are men with lower initial values, according to Duke University Medical Center ...

Jul 08, 2010
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