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Earlier PSA Test Best Predicts Risk of Dying From Prostate Cancer: Study
Date:5/18/2011

s Lilja, a clinical chemist with joint appointments in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Surgery, and Medicine, said in a Memorial Sloan-Kettering news release.

"Instead of testing all men each year or every two years, screening and surveillance efforts can be focused on early detection of prostate cancer in those men who are found to be at high risk of death from the disease."

PSA testing is recommended for early detection of prostate cancer but is associated with a high rate of overdiagnosis and overtreatment, which is a concern because prostate cancer treatment can lead to debilitating erectile and urinary problems.

Because the study is being presented at a medical meeting, its results should be considered preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal.

More information

The American Cancer Society has more about prostate cancer.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, news release, May 18, 2011


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