Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Prostate Cancer

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Prostate Cancer

The AAFP recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. (2012)

(Grade: D recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/gradespost.htm#drec(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/prostatecancerscreening/prostatefinalrs.htm#consider(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)