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PSA screening and 15-year prostate cancer mortality


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JAMA Network

About The Study: A single invitation for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening compared with standard practice without routine screening reduced prostate cancer deaths at a median follow-up of 15 years in this secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial. However, the absolute reduction in deaths was small. 

Authors: Richard M. Martin, B.M., B.S., Ph.D., of the University of Bristol in Bristol, United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the 39th Annual European Association of Urology Congress.

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