The dilemma of screening for prostate cancer

Primary care providers are put in a difficult position when screening their patients for prostate cancer – some guidelines suggest that testing the general population lacks evidence whereas others state that it is appropriate in certain patients.  This new perspective piece offers some guidance on when to screen patients and how to involve them in decisions about screening and treatment.

Full reference: M. T. Rosenberg, A. C. Spring, E. David Crawford. Prostate cancer and the PCP: the screening dilemma.International Journal of Clinical Practice, 2015;

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