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To screen or not to screen

Men with a family history of prostate cancer who are confused about whether to undergo controversial screening could soon have access to an online resource to have their questions answered.

dateJul 23, 2010 in Cancer
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Experts say US doctors overtesting, overtreating

(AP) -- Too much cancer screening, too many heart tests, too many cesarean sections. A spate of recent reports suggest that too many Americans - maybe even President Barack Obama - are being overtreated.

dateMar 12, 2010 in Health
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Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests

(AP) -- Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate cancer is of ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Detecting the undetectable in prostate cancer screening

A team of Northwestern University researchers, using an extremely sensitive tool based on nanotechnology, has detected previously undetectable levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in patients who have undergone radical ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Cancer
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