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New study proves prostate cancer blood testing value in younger men   New study proves prostate cancer blood testing value in younger men
Date: 2012-05-24 16:31:37
There has been a significant amount of controversy over the appropriateness of blood tests for prostate cancer in recent months. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against such testing, but new evidence suggests that PSA testing may accurately predict men's future prostate cancer risk.... Full Story

New paper explains opposition to prostate cancer testing guidelines New paper explains opposition to prostate cancer testing guidelines
Date: 2012-05-23 16:12:53
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force stirred up a great deal of controversy this week when it issued a report recommending against a common blood test for prostate cancer. Many people think the group's recommendations are unwise. So why has the public reacted so angrily toward the recommendations?... Full Story

New radiation treatments of questionable benefit in prostate cancer   New radiation treatments of questionable benefit in prostate cancer
Date: 2012-05-16 15:39:36
For years, typical radiation treatment was the standard therapy for men who received lab test results indicating they have prostate cancer. Today, there are a number of new radiation-based options that claim to offer better results. However, a new study suggests that one of these treatments may not be worth the cost.... Full Story

Experts recommend prostate cancer testing for middle-age men  Experts recommend prostate cancer testing for middle-age men
Date: 2012-05-07 15:59:46
Lab tests for prostate cancer are generally recommended for older men, but many experts say that younger individuals have less to gain. However, a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that testing may be important for men in their 50s and older.... Full Story

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