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Revisited: Should men have a PSA test?

In many ways it’s hard to believe it’s been three years since I wrote the post Should Healthy Men Have a PSA Test for GE’s Healthy Outlook blog. At the time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force was on the brink of recommending against routine screening for men who have no symptoms of prostate cancer, regardless […]

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Is My Cancer Different?

Cancer patients benefit from new molecular testing advances that inform individualized, targeted treatment plans. We all know someone whose life was severely impacted by or ended by cancer. In fact, the words we may fear hearing the most are, “You’ve got cancer,” a diagnosis that can be scary, confusing, stressful and overwhelming. More than 12.7 […]

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Should Healthy Men Have a PSA Test?

The pros and cons of the PSA test for prostate cancer.  Should you or someone you care about have a PSA screening test? The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a draft recommendation against routine screening for men who have no symptoms of prostate cancer, regardless of age, race, or family history. The draft recommendation was […]

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