New guidance regarding the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with prostate cancer

@article{2022NewGR,
  title={New guidance regarding the diagnosis and risk stratification of patients with prostate cancer},
  author={},
  journal={BJU International},
  year={2022},
  volume={129}
}
  • Published 1 March 2022
  • Medicine
  • BJU International
The first related to the use of agespecific PSA thresholds to guide physicians as to which patients should be referred for investigation regarding a possible diagnosis of prostate cancer. It was argued that while there was no strong evidence to differentiate between the use of age-specific or fixed-PSA thresholds, since PSA levels naturally increase with age, a lower fixed-PSA threshold would detect more cases of prostate cancer but would also lead to unnecessary biopsies and overtreatment in…