The U.S. Preventive Service Taskforce (USPSTF) issued a final D recommendation against the use of PSA screening in the early detection of prostate cancer.
Members of the Roundtable have expressed their disappointment in a joint statement which can be found here.
Members of Congress have also been active in voicing their opposition to the USPSTF’s recommendation. Call your Representative and Senators today and encourage them to speak out and take action on this important issue. The Congressional Switchboard’s Toll Free Number is 1-866-220-0044. If you’re not sure who represents you in Congress, make sure to have your full Zipcode (plus 4) ready before placing the call. Read those letters and comments from Members of Congress here.
You can read the final recommendation as posted on the web by the USPSTF here.
To remain current, contact one of the member organizations of this Roundtable.