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Prostate Cancer, Screening, 2018

* Indicates an old grade definition


Recommendations: Screening for Prostate Cancer

  • Prostate Cancer: Screening --men aged 55 to 69 years
    Grade: C
    Specific Recommendations:

    For men aged 55 to 69 years, the decision to undergo periodic prostate-specific antigen (PSA)–based screening for prostate cancer should be an individual one. Before deciding whether to be screened, men should have an opportunity to discuss the potential benefits and harms of screening with their clinician and to incorporate their values and preferences in the decision.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

  • Prostate Cancer: Screening --Men 70 years and older
    Grade: D
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF recommends against PSA-based screening for prostate cancer in men 70 years and older.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

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