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What, then, is the answer? Mary McNaughton-Collins, MD, MPH, a Harvard Medical School professor and physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and Michael Barry, MD, president of the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, think the PSA test should be a decision that each man makes with his doctor based on his specific risk factors and circumstances.Read the full-text article.
Dr. Michael Barry, a primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and president of the Boston-based Informed Medical Decisions Foundation, said he broaches PSA screening with his patients in their 50s and 60s, discussing the risks and benefits, and will continue to do so. "Although the benefit is small, the magnitude is in the eye of the beholder," he said.Read the full-text article.