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The Mental Health Side of PSA Screening

The articles just keep coming on this controversial topic and a must read for all those who either want to deny the truth of the findings regarding screening studies or emotionally want to believe that not screening is dangerous, please take a look at this CNN Article written by a psychologist. Maybe it will help […]

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Why People Choose Anecdotal Stories Over Science

An interesting story in Time looks at the psychology behind the reasons people ignore science in favor of anecdotal stories regarding medical decisions. Please see http://healthland.time.com/2012/05/25/why-people-cling-to-cancer-screening-and-other-questionable-medical-interventions-even-when-they-cause-harm/

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Prostate Cancer Screening Consent

A free consent form has just been added to the site to help men decide if they want to get tested for prostate cancer despite the latest recommendations from the US Public Health Task Force.

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Important Questions for Your Surgeon

I think every patient realizes that performing a radical prostatectomy is not an easy job. And yet, many men may be reluctant to ask their doctors some very important questions. Now another study is being reported showing that more experienced surgeons have fewer complications. As a result, before you have your operation, you are entitled […]

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