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PSA Test Reduces Prostate Cancer Deaths by 40%
Date:3/11/2010

he American Cancer Society," Lockwood said.

Contrary to ACS claims, medical data suggest mammograms and PSA testing are effective.  Based on data by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), mammography screening has led to a 15 percent reduction in breast cancer deaths. USPSTF also references an ongoing screening study where early detection (using the PSA test) has so far reduced prostate cancer deaths by 20 percent.

"This concerted agenda by ACS and Mr. Ablin, both in their timing and their message, purposely fails to disclose all of the facts about PSA testing.  Mr. Ablin in particular should be pleased that his discovery of PSA has led to a 40 percent reduction in prostate cancer deaths."

Similarities between breast and prostate cancer data in the U.S. are striking.  Each is the most frequently diagnosed noncutaneous cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death for their respective gender.  In 2009, new cases of each cancer were at about 194,000.  One in six men is struck with prostate cancer annually; for breast cancer, it's one in eight women.

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