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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Prostate Test Found to Save Few Lives

The PSA blood test, which measures a protein released by prostate cells, does what it is supposed to do -- indicates a cancer might be present, leading to biopsies to determine if there is a tumor. But it has been difficult to know whether finding prostate cancer early actually saves lives. The studies conducted confirm concerns about the wisdom of widespread prostate cancer screening. More From NursingCenter.com

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