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Evidence-based uncertainty: recent trial results on prostate-specific antigen testing and prostate cancer mortality

Peter C Arnold
Med J Aust 2010; 192 (2): 110.
Published online: 18 January 2010

To the Editor: The general practitioners’ dilemma is acute. Women asking for mammography and/or testing for ovarian cancer; men asking for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for prostate cancer. The debate, fuelled by uncertain knowledge, rages in the general medical journals,1,2 including contributions in the 17 August 2009 issue of the MJA.3,4

  • Peter C Arnold

  • Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: parnold@ozemail.com.au

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