Preferences of elderly men for prostate-specific antigen screening and the impact of informed consent.

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BACKGROUND Use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) as a screening test remains highly controversial, particularly in older men. This study was undertaken to assess the impact of information on the preferences of older men for such screening. METHODS The elderly cohort (age > or = 65 years) of a larger randomized trial was studied to determine the… (More)

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