I wanted to also share the most recent WebMD article Task Force to Men: Don't Get PSA Test that goes over the new guidelines advising against common prostate cancer screening tests. The article states that "the test gives a false cancer signal up to 80% of the time. Moreover, not all PSA-detected prostate cancers are dangerous."
Do you all think that even healthy men without symptoms should continue to get PSA tests after reading this? Why or why not?
Are you referring to a prostate screening or have you already found signs of prostate cancer and going for the next step? Here is an Overview on Prostate Screening if this is what you are looking for. Please let us know and hopefully we can help.
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Researchers have found that brisk walking that raises the heart rate may help men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer reduce their risk of progression of the disease. Check out this news article for more information towards the studies.
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