Dr. Steve: do the risks of screening for prostate cancer outweigh benefits?

Posted at 10:51 AM, Nov 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-18 11:20:30-05

Remember those reports where the United States Preventative Services Task Force said that the risks of routine blood testing for prostate cancer, known as the PSA test, outweighed the benefits?

Well, it seems that fewer men are being screened these days as a result, and less early stage cancers are being detected. This could have serious complications.