USPSTF Changes Stance on PSA screening

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On April 11, 2017 the US Preventative Services Task Force issued a new draft prostate cancer screening recommendation. This new recommendation shifts from the recommendation against routine prostate cancer screening to a recommendation for informed and shared decision-making in which the physician and patient discuss the real risks of harm and the potential for lifesaving benefit. This is encouraging news for men deciding if prostate cancer screening is right for them. Please read the full report at www.screeningforprostatecancer.org 

4/11/17

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