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New diagnoses of prostate cancer decreased according to study from MPH alum

December 1, 2015

http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/HealthPolicy/54935

New prostate cancer diagnoses declined by almost 30% in the first year after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine screening PSA tests, a review of a national database showed. An analysis by disease stage at diagnosis showed that the number of new diagnoses of intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer also decreased, which could have potentially ominous implications if the trend persists, Daniel A.

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