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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA: After the introduction of the PSA screening test for prostate cancer, mortality from the disease declined significantly faster in the United States than in a set of 16 comparison countries, a study has found. Countries with lower uptake of PSA testing – UK and Norway – have had much slower declines in their prostate cancer death rates. READ MORE>

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CN MONEY.COM: Since the mid-1990s, US death rates for prostate cancer have fallen well below those of other countries, but life expectancy has suffered because of smoking and obesity. READ MORE>

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