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PSA Test for Prostate Cancer (AAFP)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Tests
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Academy of Family Physicians
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 04/01/2022
Many men receive the PSA screening test for prostate cancer. But it often is not needed, and can do more harm than good. Here are tips for deciding whether you need one or not.