News Media Analysis of the United States Preventive Services Task Force and American Urological Association Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

@article{Koo2018NewsMA,
  title={News Media Analysis of the United States Preventive Services Task Force and American Urological Association Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines},
  author={Kevin Koo and Kevin Shee and Ronald L. Yap},
  journal={Urology Practice},
  year={2018},
  volume={5},
  pages={24–30}
}
Abstract Introduction Rates of prostate specific antigen screening and prostate cancer diagnoses have declined following controversial changes to prostate cancer screening guidelines by the USPSTF (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) in 2011 and 2012 advising against all prostate specific antigen screening. To understand whether uneven media coverage of the guidelines may have influenced shifts in clinical decision making, this study analyzes news reports about the USPSTF and AUA (American… CONTINUE READING
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