ACP guidance on PSA tests differs slightly from AAFP recommendations

04/24/2013 | AAFP News Now

New prostate cancer screening recommendations from the American College of Physicians differ slightly from those issued by the AAFP and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The ACP calls for physicians to discuss the limited benefits and substantial harms of testing with patients ages 50 to 69 and perform screening only if a patient clearly asks for it, while the AAFP recommends against PSA screening in asymptomatic men of any age. USPSTF member Mark Ebell, M.D., said more research into PSA testing will help resolve uncertainty.

View Full Article in:

AAFP News Now

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
PacificSource
Boise, ID