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Some all right well this new recommendations this year against using PSA test to screen healthy men for prostate cancer.
Against -- -- money.
What US test scores this year came up and said that men or that are healthy over the age of fifty should not get any -- because it doesn't help them with mortality.
Similar recommendation to mammogram which as you know -- cause a lot of controversy -- country.
You look at two studies one from Europe and America would -- follow up and they said well in during this period it didn't cause.
Or help these men and so we don't recommend it which was a little bogus because.
Most studies and longer term from -- than fourteen years show the -- actually saves lives.
Now we know that PSA stands for prostate specific antigen.
Not prostate cancer specific antigens so things such as -- enlarged prostate informational prostate and prostate cancer can.
Elevate the PSA.
You have to make sure that you talk to a doctor and find out who is at risk who called it risks Stratton education.
One person may be at risk and the other one is not not every out of it appears -- means biopsy not -- positive biopsies surgeries now.
This is what we are talking about in the -- logic field if it PS today found the cancer.
Andrea Koppel from the prostate cancer was perfect in a good world.
Everyone is secure than -- was continent and everyone had sexually active than the kids say when given normal prize right -- would save this show helped me.
But I would say it is is we need to concentrate on improving our top home.
And better trained surgeons.
Maybe this technology experience of oncology and help our patient not to put our head in the -- -- say.
No PSA that's all we have quickly on the test it because I know the next topic is for doctor -- practice Monday and what about physical examination for healthy man instead of the PSA test is that enough.
It's not enough it's not instead you need to have the exam and the PS and I'm glad you brought me though because -- -- we see prostate cancer in younger men in their forties and fifties it's.
-- the art of medicine.
And this 30% less deaths from prostate cancer since the PSA came into practice and 30000 men are still dying of prostate cancer I need this arrow in my quiver as a primary care doctor.
I do a PSA and Everyman over the age of forty once I have -- -- question is what I do with the door recheck your door follow it to look for a trend to ascend the -- the doctor somebody.
It depends on the patient I'm glad to mark his own board because a lot of internists.
Are always good having doubt about Houston -- it was a great test it's it's --
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