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Biopsy For Prostate Cancer

PSA velocity screening for prostate cancer may lead to unnecessary biopsies

Guidelines of several cancer organizations have recommended that men with a rapid rise in PSA have a biopsy for prostate cancer, even if there is no other indication and the PSA is within the “normal” range. But change in PSA - known as PSA velocity - is a poor predictor of prostate cancer, and… PSA velocity screening for prostate cancer may lead to unnecessary biopsies   



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