Ross D. Margulies

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US Preventive Services Task Force and the Future of Prostate Cancer Screening

October 2011, Vol 2, No 6 - Health Policy

The decision this month (October 2011) by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) to recommend against a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer in healthy men1 has caused quite a stir both in and outside of medical circles, reminding many people of the task force’s 2009 recommendation against routine breast cancer screenings for women under age 50 years. [ Read More ]