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Letters Public Health England advice on PSA testing

PHE guidance does warn about PSA testing

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 05 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4238
  1. Kevin Fenton, national director, health and wellbeing1,
  2. Anne Mackie, director, screening1
  1. 1Public Health England, Wellington House, London SE1 8UG, UK
  1. Kevin.Fenton{at}

In response to Kole’s concern,1 Public Health England is very much in step with the evidence and medical community on the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer. It’s unfortunate that the quotes used are partial and don’t reflect the full balance …

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