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Prostate Specific Antigen

Why Every Man Should Get a Baseline PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer at Age 40

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

We're putting a call-to-action to all men: Get your baseline PSA blood test if you're 40 years or older. But of course, we know most men will not take this initiative, so this is an open letter to all women.

Prostate Cancer Screening: Think Different

Matthew R. Cooperberg, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew R. Cooperberg, M.D., M.P.H.

The serum PSA test should not be used alone for screening; it leads to too many unnecessary biopsies. A better estimate of individual risk, including the risk of more lethal disease, can be obtained by combining the PSA test with other information.

To PSA or Not PSA: It Depends

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

Men should be empowered to make the best decision about PSA testing for them, and the answer isn't a dictum -- it's information and education.

Healthy Men Do Not Need Routine PSA Blood Tests, Government Panel Says

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Those PSA blood tests that check for prostate cancer do more harm than good and healthy men should no longer receive them as part o...

Prostate Cancer: To Screen Or Not To Screen?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Still, in its aggressive form, prostate cancer is serious business: It kills 30,000 men each year in the U.S. and is the second most common cause of cancer death among men (after lung cancer).