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American Cancer Society Got It Wrong: They Need to Apologize Study Confirms Prostate Cancer Test Saves Lives

bdhilton
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The following is a statement released this summer by Project Zero, the Project to End Prostate Cancer. With a new study showing the PSA test reduces the prostate cancer death rate by 44 percent, ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer – demands...

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bdhilton
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http://www.drcatalona.com/quest/Fall2010/article3.html

“With 2010 statistics predicting a 17 percent jump in prostate cancer deaths – the largest in more than a decade – the ACS should be encouraging men to take control of their lives and get tested,” Lockwood said. “Instead, ACS is more concerned about sexual side effects rather than saving men’s lives - though it quickly changed its tune when it said the same thing last year about women getting a mammogram.”

“Like the mammogram, we acknowledge the PSA test is not perfect - it cannot distinguish slow-growing tumors from rapidly growing ones - but until new methods for testing are developed, it’s still the best tool available for early detection and prompt treatment of prostate cancer,” Lockwood said.

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