Urologists' Group Issues Updated Guidelines on PSA Test

Most younger men and those over 70 don't need prostate cancer screening; middle-aged men should talk with their doctor

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A better test that pinpoints aggressive, life-threatening prostate tumors might be developed in the future, to better guide patients. "Hopefully, with discovery of better tumor markers, aggressive prostate cancers can be distinguished from [slow-growing] ones and only patients who need to will receive treatment," Goluboff said.

More information

The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about prostate cancer screening.

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