The dilemmas of prostate cancer screening

Nathan Lawrentschuk, Declan G Murphy and Anthony J Costello
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10779
Published online: 4 November 2013

To the Editor: We read with interest Del Mar and colleagues’ “re-examination” of the evidence for prostate cancer screening.1 Rather than presenting a balanced view, they have pursued a lopsided and flawed review of the data.

  • Nathan Lawrentschuk1
  • Declan G Murphy2
  • Anthony J Costello3

  • 1 Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.


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