Harvard Men's Health Watch

The new PSA report: Understand the controversy

United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) latest recommendation on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing points out that before a man decides whether or not to have the test, he should fully understand that screening for early prostate cancer may do more harm than good. Any man who is considering getting a PSA test needs to understand both the positive and negative implications of the test.
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