Prostate cancer

27 October 2010

PSA Test Reduces Risk of Spread if Prostate Cancer Strikes

Study found screening showed benefit, despite debate about its usefulness

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"Our study shows that routine screening not only improves the patient's quality of life by stopping metastatic disease, but it also decreases the burden of care for this advanced disease that must be provided by the health-care system," study author Chandana Reddy, a senior biostatistician at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, said in a news release from the American Society for Radiation Oncology.


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