Author | William J. Catalona, MD

Articles

Baseline PSA Testing for Men in Their 40s: Currently Available Evidence Strongly Supports Baseline PSA Measurements in This Age Group

February 15, 2014

The benefit-to-risk trade-offs associated with PSA screening are highly sensitive to patient preference, underscoring the importance of ensuring that men have the opportunity to decide for themselves whether they wish to have their individual risk for suffering and death from prostate cancer assessed through PSA screening.

PSA Screening in Men Newly Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer: Each According to His Group’s Means?

October 15, 2013

Once a patient has been appropriately educated by an informed healthcare provider about the possible benefits of PSA screening, then patient preference as part of shared decision making regarding PSA screening should be considered in all cases.