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July 24, 2012 // By Greg Richter // Comments

ASCO Recommendations Continue the Debate on PSA Testing

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After the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended against routine prostate screening for most men, the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) says that some of those groups could benefit from regular testing, the Associated Press reports. As the debate on PSA testing continues, Alan Wein, MD, chair of the Division of Urology, weighs in on the ASCO findings and what he recommends for patients.


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