PSA Prostate Cancer Screening Not Associated with Decreased Risk of Dying from Cancer
About the Study
- Men that received the screening test were 1.46 times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer.
- There was no significant difference in all cause mortality.
- There was no significant difference in death from prostate cancer.
How Does This Affect You?
Prostate Cancer Foundation http://www.pcf.org/
National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/
Djulbegovic M, Beyth R, Neuberger M, et al. Screening for prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ. 2010 September 14;341:c4543.
- Reviewer: Brian P. Randall, MD
- Review Date: 10/2010 -
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