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PSA test for prostate cancer doesn’t save lives, study finds
USA Today

Screening men with the PSA test increases their chances of being diagnosed with prostate cancer, but doesn’t reduce their overall risk of death, according to a large, long-running government study. The results — the newest update to a study launched in 1993 — are the latest to question the value of using the PSA to routinely screen all older men for prostate cancer, a common practice since the 1980s.