TITLE

Prostate screening: The pros and cons

PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
Modern Medicine;Feb95, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents opposing views on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening mortality. Absence of evidences that early detection improves prostate cancer outcome according to Dr. Steven Woolf; Decrease in the number of screening morbidity than surgical morbidity according to Dr. Marc Gernick.
ACCESSION #
9506042642

 

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