For years, men have been told to have screening for prostate cancer beginning at age 40. But now even the nation’s leading urologists say that may be bad advice. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida sorts out the latest advice for prostate cancer screening.
Runners will be filling downtown Denver for Saturday’s Sports Authority Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon.
The Blue Shoe Run is coming up. It’s a race for the fight against prostate cancer.
It’s a standard test for all men over 50. But now a group of experts say the test may do more harm than good. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at whether the PSA blood test should be on your to-do list, or whether you should just say no to testing.
A controversial recommendation for men is coming our way — it says the routine use of the PSA blood test may do more harm than good. The recommendation comes from the U.S. Preventitive Screening Task Force– the same group that recommended against routine mammography for women at age 40. CBS4 Medical Editor sums up the report, and has some advice.
Whether it’s for your father, your husband, brother or friend, you can help fight prostate cancer — one step at a time.