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NY1, October 10, 2011

The controversial new recommendation against PSA screenings from a Department of Health task force has doctors speaking out. PSA testing has decreased prostate cancer mortality rates over the past 10-15 years, according to Dr. David Samadi, New York prostate cancer specialist at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. A colleague at nearby St. Luke’s-Roosevelt concurs – though the test is not perfect it is the best line of defense against prostate cancer.

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U.S. Panel Says No to Prostate Screening for Healthy Men.
The study implies that ignorance about one’s cancer status might be the best course in order to avoid the anxieties related to a cancer diagnoses, but one cannot forget that 30,000 men die every year from the disease; it is not a benign disease that can just be ignored.

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