Screening for prostate cancer: should every man know his PSA?

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:667
  1. Kieran Walsh, editorial registrar (
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    In an ideal screening programme, doctors would do a simple, safe, and accurate test to look for a common and important disease. The disease would have a latent early phase, and its natural course would be well understood. There would be an effective treatment, …

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