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USPSTF takes another stab at PSA screening recs

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The latest recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force regarding prostate cancer screening have left many health care practitioners in a quandary. That’s especially true since recommendations on the topic have vacillated a great deal over the past 10 years. Dr. Doug Campos-Outcalt summarizes the latest recommendations and provides practical advice on what to tell your patients.


 

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US Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for prostate cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018;319:1901-1913.

Carter HB. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer: revisiting the evidence. JAMA. 2018;319:1866-1868.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Prostate cancer screening final recommendation. Available at: https://screeningforprostatecancer.org/. Accessed May 18, 2018.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Prostate cancer: screening, 2008. Available at: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/prostate-cancer-screening-2008. Accessed May 15, 2018.

US Preventive Services Task Force. Prostate cancer: screening. May 2012. Available at: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/prostate-cancer-screening. Accessed May 15, 2018.

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