What should men know about prostate-specific antigen screening before giving informed consent?

@article{Chan1998WhatSM,
  title={What should men know about prostate-specific antigen screening before giving informed consent?},
  author={Evelyn C. Y. Chan and Daniel P. Sulmasy},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={266-74}
}
PURPOSE Since prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is controversial, some authorities recommend that patients give informed consent before testing. We identified and compared what facts experts and patients thought men should know. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We recruited a Delphi panel of national experts (6 urologists and 6 non-urologists) and conducted 6 focus groups of couples (48 subjects) with 24 screened and unscreened men from a university hospital. We ranked key facts that experts and… CONTINUE READING

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