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PSA Tests for Prostate Cancer (AUA)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Tests
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Urological Association
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 01/26/2016
Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for men in the U.S. All men are at risk for it, especially after age 50. But that doesn’t mean you should get routine screening for prostate cancer. The PSA test is the only available screening test, but it can have serious risks.