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JUNE 20: CHRON.COM:  Annual prostate screening is not necessary for all men, but getting a baseline PSA test at age 40 is a good idea, says a University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center urologist. The recently reported long-term European study of PSA testing clearly showed that early detection can work:  “People talk about it showing you have to treat 48 men to prevent one death. That’s true, but there was also a 41 percent reduction in metastatic disease, which is incurable. That translates to treating about 25 men to prevent one death, which is much more in the realm of what you want from early detection.” READ MORE>

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