Is Early Baldness in Blacks a Clue to Prostate Cancer?

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"We still do not know if prostate cancer screening saves lives," said Brawley. Currently, the American Cancer Society recommends informing men of average risk, without symptoms, of the known pitfalls (such as false "positive" results) and potential benefits (early detection) of prostate cancer screening beginning at age 50. They then can make a decision about screening.

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To learn more about prostate cancer, visit the American Cancer Society.

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