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Updated Screening Guidelines for 5 Cancer Types

An update on the available cancer screening guidelines, benefits/limitations, and risks for cervical, breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancers.

Prostate Cancer

At a Glance Prostate cancer should be considered in any male patient older than 40 years of age with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Prostate cancer develops from the prostate, a gland that is part of the male reproductive system, located below the bladder, in front of the rectum, and embracing the urethra. In the…

Barriers to Prostate Cancer Research in Black Men Identified

A lack of understanding of terminology, health care system distrust, and a lack of prostate cancer knowledge are among the barriers to genomic testing for prostate cancer and prostate cancer research participation among black men.
Evidence-Based Medicine

Prostate cancer screening may not reduce mortality

Level 2: Mid-level evidenceIn two recent randomized trials, prostate cancer screening did not appear to show clinically significant benefits. The large European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer (ERSPC) evaluated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in 182,000 men with median follow-up of nine years (N Engl J Med. 2009;360:1320-1328; available at, accessed May 12,…

Prevention of prostate cancer

Men with no signs of prostate cancer should talk to their provider about taking a 5a-reductase inhibitor (5-ARI) for seven years to ward off the disease.
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