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Prostate Cancer Roundtable Comments on Draft USPSTF PSA Recommendation

In light of the recent draft recommendations against the use of PSA screening for prostate cancer in healthy men made by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable have come together to express their disappointment. The Roundtable has formally submitted comments to USPSTF expressing that their draft recommendation: • […]

USPSTF Recommends Against Using the PSA

The U.S. Preventive Service Taskforce (USPSTF) has reviewed their prostate cancer screening recommendation and issued a new draft recommendation lowering the PSA screening rating from an I (“inconclusive”) to a D (“The USPSTF recommends against the service.”). You can read the draft recommendation here: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/prostate/draftrecprostate.htm You will find a table explaining the various recommendation levels […]