Prostate Cancer: To Screen or Not to Screen?

Alex Shteynshlyuger, Gerald L. Andriole

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The debate about the usefulness of population-based prostate cancer screening has been ongoing for decades. The most current evidence shows limited benefit of population screening, and significant psychological, physical and financial costs. Efforts to improve screening with better markers and more selective treatment may make population-based screening more effective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2010


  • ERSPC trial
  • PLCO trial
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate-specific antigen
  • Screening


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