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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: It is time for us to take a step back and look at the whole issue of cancer screening with unblinkered eyes, writes Mike Scott of the American Cancer Society’s announcement it will review its policy on cancer screening. READ MORE>

The “New” Prostate Cancer InfoLink expects to receive a lot of “flak” about this particular commentary, but we are adamant about the need for a whole new attitude to cancer screening — an attitude that is based fundamentally on the very best interests of the patient with clinically significant cancer that needs to be found and on the very best interests of consumers in whom it may well be possible to identify cancer cells but who need to know that this form of cancer is of little clinical relevance to their lives.

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