At first glance, deciding whether to get the PSA screening test for prostate cancer seems pretty straightforward.
It's a simple blood test, and it can pick up prostate cancer long before symptoms appear. After all, the earlier cancer is treated, the better, right?
studies have failed to find a lifesaving benefit of the PSA
(prostate-specific antigen) screening. Many of the cancers it detects
are so slow-growing that they might never have caused problems. And
their diagnosis via biopsy, and treatment, can be worse than the disease
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