Is the Medical Profession Failing Men with Prostate Cancer?

Is the Medical Profession Failing Men with Prostate Cancer?
Diagnosed at age 57, I was shocked when, in 2011, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routinely screening for prostate cancer in all men. Even more shocking is how many doctors stopped screening for prostate cancer. A 2016 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing — a blood test

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Rick Redner received his master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University. He has spent many years working as a medical and psychiatric social worker He is the author of the award winning book I Left My Prostate in San Francisco-Where's Yours? His second book Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants won the Beverly Hills International Book Awards in Men's Health in 2016. Additionally, the book was a winner in the 2017 IAN Book of the Year Awards.

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  1. Lawrence Glickman says:

    Let me be quite clear. PSA tests are not perfect but set the stage for further investigation and every man above 40 should have one per year at least. Next most Urologists and even some oncologists are plain ignorant about all the new treatments available. Do not take his word for treatments until you do your own research. Otherwise you may miss the opportunity to have less invasive treatments than Surgery or Radiation.

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