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PSA Level

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Panel Advises Against Prostate Cancer Screening

No major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do more harm than good.

10/07/2011

Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: PSA Rise Not Good Prostate Cancer Predictor

A rising PSA level isn’t such a good predictor of prostate cancer after all and can lead to many unnecessary biopsies, says a large new study.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2011