Prostate Cancer

All About Prostate Cancer
An overview of the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, staging and treatments for prostate cancer.

Benefit of PSA Reduced by Loss of Quality-Adjusted Life-Years

Aug 16, 2012 - Although the European Randomized Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer has reported a 29 percent reduction in prostate-cancer mortality for men who undergo prostate-specific antigen screening, the benefit is attenuated by loss of quality-adjusted life-years due to post-diagnosis effects, according to a study published in the Aug. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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