New research will discover how well the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test works to catch harmful forms of prostate cancer in men visiting their GP. The CanTest team, from Cambridge and Exeter Universities, will then try out a new way to combine PSA results with other data to help improve the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer […]
First in our new series of Research Alerts for GPs and service commissioners, prepared by PCU with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group. Please download and share but reproduce in entirety and cite sources. Queries: Lucy Lloyd, Communications Manager at the Primary Care Unit.
The evidence behind prostate cancer screening – including the latest large trial of prostate cancer screening with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test – shows no difference in prostate cancer mortality after 10 years, according to a review published in the BMJ last week. Neither the US Preventive Services Task Force nor Public Health England recommend population […]