Prostate cancer screening. Why the controversy?

Journal Article (Review)

The development of new technologies has stimulated a crusade of screening for earlier detection of prostate cancer. This effort has resulted in controversy regarding its clinical use in this format. Until randomized clinical screening trials define the value of prostate cancer screening, clinicians who use screening approaches must gain a strong understanding of the natural history of the disease, the strengths and weaknesses of available screening methodologies, and epidemiologic considerations of prostate cancer risk.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Walther, PJ

Published Date

  • April 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 315 - 334

PubMed ID

  • 7540938

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1055-3207

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States