Screening for prostate cancer: Recommendation and rationale

Alfred O. Berg, Janet D. Allan, Paul Frame, Charles J. Homer, Mark S. Johnson, Jonathan D. Klein, Tracy A. Lieu, Cynthia D. Mulrow, C. Tracy Orleans, Jeffrey F. Peipert, Nola J. Pender, Albert L. Siu, Steven M. Teutsch, Carolyn Westhoff, Steven H. Woolf

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Abstract

This statement summarizes the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for prostate cancer and updates the 1996 recommendations on this topic. The complete USPSTF recommendation and rationale statement on this topic, which includes a brief review of the supporting evidence, is available through the USPSTF Web site (www.preventiveservices .ahrq.gov), the National Guideline Clearinghouse (www.guideline .gov), and in print through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Publications Clearinghouse (telephone, 800-358-9295; e-mail, ahrqpubs@ahrq.gov). The complete information on which this statement is based, including tables and references, is available in the accompanying article in this issue and in the summary of the evidence and systematic evidence review on the Web sites already mentioned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)915-916
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Volume137
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 3 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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