Benefits and harms of prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer an evidence update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

In 1 cross-sectional and 2 prospective cohort studies of fair to good quality, false-positive PSA screening results caused psychological adverse effects for up to 1 year after the test. The natural history of PSA-detected prostate cancer is poorly understood. LIMITATIONS: Few eligible studies were i...

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Main Authors: Lin, Kenneth, Lipsitz, Robert (Author), Janakiraman, Supriya (Author)
Corporate Authors: United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Format: eBook
Published: Rockville, MD Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2008, [2008]
Series:Evidence syntheses
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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  • Includes bibliographical references