Group recommends against routine PSA screening for prostate cancer

General Health
New recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on prostate specific-antigen (PSA) screening received heavy coverage both online and in print. Additionally, all three network news broadcasts featured segments on the recommendations, totaling more than nine minutes altogether, making it the most heavily covered topic on their broadcasts. Most sources portray the recommendations as controversial, citing physicians and medical groups who are critical of them. (more…)
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