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Increase in U.S. Metastatic Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Seen After Reduction in PSA Screening

ASCO Perspective
“This study suggests that reduced PSA screening may come at the cost of more men presenting with metastatic prostate cancer. Patients should discuss the risks and benefits associated with PSA screening with their doctor to identify the best approach for them,” said Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, MACP, FASCO, ASCO expert in genitourinary cancers.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Reduced levels of screening for prostate cancer using prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing correspond with recent increases in the diagnosis of metastatic disease, according to a study that will be presented at the 2021 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, taking place virtually February 11-13.

Read the full article here. 

source: Rachel Cagan - The ASCO Post