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Mike Scott writes:
The last thing that we need to do is make boys and young men scared of prostate cancer.
Scared men will avoid the tests they may need to manage their personal risk or may come to insist (even more than the current generation) on unnecessary and aggressive treatments for low-risk and indolent disease!
A scared man is not an “aware” man. He is someone who has been misled about his real clinical risk.