• Midlife PSA levels predict risk for aggressive prostate cancer among black men

    13 days ago - By Healio

    Baseline PSA levels obtained during midlife appeared to predict the long-term risk for aggressive prostate cancer among a cohort of black men, according to a study published in European Urology.
    PSA levels between 1 ng/ml and 3 ng/ml were associated with highest risk.
    “The totality of evidence from this study and previous work provides strong support for use of midlife PSA level to determine a personalized screening strategy. Targeted screening based on a midlife PSA might identify men at high risk while minimizing screening in those men at low risk,” Mark A. Preston, MD, MPH,
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