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URO TODAY: The American Cancer Society updated its recommendations on prostate cancer screening after a series of reviews. READ MORE>

It says:

Prostate cancer screening should not occur without an informed decision-making process.

Men at average risk should receive this information beginning at age 50.

Men in higher-risk groups should receive this information before age 50.

Men should either receive this information directly from their health care providers or be referred to reliable and culturally appropriate sources.

Patient decision aids are helpful in preparing men to make a decision whether to be tested, and the use of such aids is encouraged.

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