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New prostate cancer screening recommendation generates controversy and confusion
- By Ann MacDonald, Contributor
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Excellent Article….thanks for the great info.
It seems to me that the problem has been the medical-surgical reaction to the diagnosis of prostate cancer rather than the results of a PSA test. PSA testing with active surveillance has not been adequately studied. Personally, I would prefer to know if I had prostate cancer. What is done with the information is what will make the difference. Standards need to be be developed to educate doctors and patients in these regards. The present recommendations are too polarizing and extreme.
Great information and things we all should be aware of. It is very important to check your prostate and keep it under watch, especially when getting older, because it runs in family. I have started taking some great prostate defense vitamins and several symptoms are already better now.
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thanks for the post. it helps a lot in knowing more about prostate cancer issues.
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