More Evidence Prostate Tests Overdiagnose Cancer


March 12, 2009

The New York Times

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As many as two of every five men whose prostate cancer was caught through a PSA screening test have tumors too slow-growing to ever be a threat, says a new study that raises more questions about the controversial tests.

The work "reinforces the message that we are overdiagnosing prostate cancer," said Dr. Len Lichtenfeld of the American Cancer Society, who was not involved in the new study... Read More