Letters Screening for prostate cancer

Authors’ reply to Kole

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3795 (Published 12 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3795
  1. Ian E Haines, associate professor1 2,
  2. Richard J Ablin, professor3 4,
  3. George L Gabor Miklos, founder5
  1. 1Melbourne Oncology Group, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern 3144, Australia
  2. 2AMREP Department of Medicine, Monash University, Australia
  3. 3Department of Pathology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
  4. 4Arizona Cancer Center and BIO5 Institute, Tucson, AZ, USA
  5. 5Atomic Oncology, Newport, NSW 2106, Australia
  1. ian.haines{at}monash.edu

We thank Kole for his response to our article calling for release of data underpinning Public Health England’s (PHE) advice to GPs and men over 50 on PSA screening.1 2 He notes PHE’s emphasis on current uncertainty and why this data release is vital.

PHE’s first point, that “you are more likely to die of prostate cancer and/or to …

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