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Prostate Cancer Screenings

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.

GOP Lawmaker's Bizarre Birth Control Claim

Merrimack Patch | Carolyn Dube | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

"As a man, would it interest you to know that Dr. Bernstein just published an article that links the pill to prostate cancer?" Notter asked Rep. Andre...

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...

A Game Changer In Prostate Cancer Screening

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jon LaPook

An important new study out yesterday should lead to far fewer prostate biopsies.

Prostate Cancer: To Test or Not to Test?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

To test or not to test? That is the question every man needs to confront with his doctor. The updated 2010 American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer is complicated.

Free White Sox Tickets -- With Prostate Exam

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois' public health chief Dr. Damon Arnold, a prostate cancer survivor, is urging men to get free prostate cancer screenings. The...