Screening for prostate cancer ‘does more harm than good

The Sun | 6 March 2018
A major new study has found the PSA test, which men over 50 can ask their GP for, is not beneficial to men without symptoms

SCREENING healthy men for prostate cancer likely does more harm than good, a major study reveals.

Analysis of 400,000 blokes aged 50 to 69 found current tests do not save lives among those who have no symptoms.
Prostate cancer affects around 47,000 men a year in the UK – and kills 11,000.
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