October 14th, 201121471The US Preventative Task Force has publicly said that prostate screening (with PSA blood testing) has no benefit. Whilst there is considerable appeal in the notion of getting a simple blood test to know if you have cancer, this is not the reality.
June 29th, 201021257The projected rise in the number of cancer cases and deaths shows that we are not winning the war at present. Screening which is presented as "all good" has a negative side. Those who have needless surgery or other procedures are suffering collateral damage in the war.