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Why I’ll continue to screen for prostate cancer
USA Today

As a practicing internist, I need all the help I can get in diagnosing the many diseases that threaten the life and well-being of my patients. So perhaps you’ll understand why I’m angered by the reckless new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (a panel of primary care experts) that I don’t use the prostate-specific antigen to screen men older than 40 for prostate cancer.