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Metastatic PCa cases would triple without PSA test
 
 
Metastatic PCa cases would triple without PSA test
Posted on August 13, 2012

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Dr. Whang Comments:
I have previously stated in this blog that the recommendation by the USPSTF to not screen for prostate cancer with PSA was incorrect and that I disagreed with it totally.

Here is an example of what could happen if we stopped screening for prostate cancer.

Over 20 years ago, when I was a resident, we had many patients who presented for the first time with metastatic prostate cancer.  With PSA screening, we have eliminated these cases.

We must not go backwards in time.

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