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cobweb icon Archived: Prostate Cancer: Screening, 2008

Original Release Date: August 2008

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

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Men younger than age 75 years

The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening.

Men age 75 years or older

The USPSTF recommends against screening for prostate cancer.


This recommendation statement was first published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Archived: Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

Current as of: August 2008

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Prostate Cancer: Screening, 2008 . U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. August 2008.

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