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  • Prostate Guideline Causes Many Needless Biopsies, Study Says

    Researchers said that recommending a biopsy for men whose P.S.A. rises rapidly does not help find aggressive cancers.

  • Spikes in PSA a poor predictor of prostate cancer

    A sudden spike in blood levels of prostate specific antigen, or PSA, is not an accurate way to predict prostate cancer, and testing for such changes can lead to overtreatment, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.

  • Study Knocks Prostate Cancer Screening Test

    Basing prostate biopsies on changes in PSA over time would make the number of unnecessary biospies almost four times the number of additional cancers diagnosed, researchers say.

  • Rapid Rise in PSA Levels a Poor Predictor of Prostate Cancer: Study

    Title: Rapid Rise in PSA Levels a Poor Predictor of prostate Cancer: Study Category: Health News Created: 2/24/2011 8:05:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2011

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