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The American Cancer Society at 100 Years: Helping Make More Survivors, Like Jaclyn Smith!

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

For the past 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has been helping promote the best science to help control cancer. In support of that goal, t...

PSA Screening Could Prevent Prostate Cancer Spread, But Would It Save Lives?

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Evelyn Lamb (Click here for the original article) Forgoing a test to detect prostate cancer could mean that three times as many men would fail ...

Had I Followed the New PSA Recommendations I Might Be Dead

Jim Higley | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Higley

At the time of my surgery, I had no symptoms and would have never suspected that I had a life-threatening, cancerous tumor taking up residency in my prostate and surrounding neighborhood.

The Prostate Screening Predicament: What's a Guy to Do?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The USPSTF has moved on from ambivalence about prostate cancer screening with the PSA test, and inveighed decisively against it -- a recommendation that is apt to stoke the flames of competing passions, and generate a whole lot of heat but altogether too little light.

Prostate Screening Isn't Saving Lives, Study Finds

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 03.15.2012 | Healthy Living

-- A big study of men in Europe gives mixed results about prostate cancer screening that may do little to change minds about its value. The study fi...

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.

PSA-Prostate Cancer Screening Dilemma: Why Talking With Your MD Matters

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

So, if PSA screening doesn't save lives and may result in harm, why do it at all? This counsel seems contrary to every cancer-related public service announcement we've ever heard.

Action vs Inaction: Which Attitude Is Better For Doctors?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The New York Times' piece makes clear that Dr. Brawley supports the recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force against PSA screening, as do I.

Routine Prostate Cancer Screening Unnecessary, Government Panel Says

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- No major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do...