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Position Statement on Prostate Cancer Screening using the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test

Apr 2017
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Position Statement
Document Status: Current

Guideline Objective

Due to the potential harms of screening, including over-diagnosis and over-treatment, Cancer Care Ontario does not support an organized, population-based screening program for prostate cancer. We will continue to watch for new evidence on prostate cancer screening.

Intended Guideline Users

Healthcare providers across Ontario

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