Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening: Time to Change the Dominant Forces on the Pendulum.

@article{Shoag2016ProstateSpecificAS,
  title={Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening: Time to Change the Dominant Forces on the Pendulum.},
  author={Jonathan E. Shoag and Peter N. Schlegel and Jim C. Hu},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 29},
  pages={
          3499-3501
        }
}
Whether prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening prevents men from dying of prostate cancer has been the subject of debate for decades. Rather than resolve the controversy, two major randomized trials of PSA screening, with discrepant results, only further polarized the discussion. We recently showed that PSA testing in the control arm of the major US… CONTINUE READING