Harvard Health Letter

Should you get a prostate screening?

New evidence shows screenings are down across the country.

Fewer men are being screened for prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, according to a study in the June 2014 Journal of Urology. The decrease follows the 2012 recommendation against routine PSA screenings from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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