US Panel Recommends Ending Routine Blood Test for Prostate Cancer


An independent panel of U.S. public health officials is recommending that physicians no longer use a blood test to screen men for prostate cancer.  The Congressionally-created advisory group, the U.S herunterladen. Preventive Services Task Force, says the widely-used test does more harm than good.

Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the U.S.  Last year, more than 240,000 mostly older men in their 60s got the news.  An estimated 33,000 died of the …

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