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PROSTABLOG NZ: New hostilities have erupted in Australia in the long-running testing-for-prostate cancer war of words.

The debate over whether men should be encouraged to have PSA tests has been rekindled there following the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand’s announcement last week that men over 40 should be tested.

GrumpyThe Sydney Morning Herald has carried a rebutting argument from two of the city’s public health academics: Simon Chapman is a professor and Alexandra Barratt an associate professor in the school of public health at the University of Sydney.

And that, in turn, has enraged retired journalist and prostate survivor, Ian Skinner (right – whose blog is called Grumpy Old Journo).

Gee! It’s almost two years since your Grumpy Old Journo – also known as a Happy Prostate Cancer Survivor – put up some posts disagreeing with Simon Chapman, a strong opponent of screening for prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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