Prostate Cancer Screening

Session leader: Darlene LeFrancois, MD

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Prostate Cancer Screening Exercises
Seminar Readings:

Additional Suggested Readings:
-Woolf, SH. Screening for Prostate Cancer with Prostate Specific Antigen. An Examination of the Evidence. NEJM 1995; 333: 1401-5.
-Gann, PH et al. A Prospective Evaluation of Plasma Prostate-Specific Antigen for Detection of ProstaticCancer. JAMA 1995; 273: 289-294.
-Carter, HB et al. Longitudinal Evaluation of Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels in Men With and Without Prostate Disease. JAMA 1992; 267: 2215-20.
-Barry, Michael J. Prostate Specific Antigen Testing for Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer. NEJM 2001; 344: 1373-7.
-Krahn, MD et al. Screening for Prostate Cancer: A Decision Analytic View. JAMA 1994; 272: 773-80
-Fleming, C et al. A Decision Analysis of Alternative Treatment Strategies for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer. JAMA 1993; 269 (20): 2650-8.
-Wilt, TJ and Brawer, MK. The Prostate Cancer Intervention versus Observation Trial: A Randomized Trial Comparing Radical Prostatectomy versus Expectant    Management for the Treatment of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer. J of Urol 1994; 152: 1910-14. (PIVOT)
-Walsh, P. et al. Localized Prostate Cancer. NEJM December 2007; 357: 2696-2705 (included)