URO TODAY: Concerned about recent controversy that disparaged testing for prostate cancer, the American Urological Association has reaffirmed its backing for testing. READ MORE>
The American Urological Association is aware of recent news reports disparaging prostate cancer testing.
We are concerned that these reports are causing significant confusion for patients and we wish to clarify our recommendations on prostate cancer testing with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test and digital rectal exam.
The AUA strongly supports early prostate cancer detection and feels it is in a man’s best interest to consider being tested for prostate cancer.