Decline in Prostate Cancer Screening by Primary Care Physicians: An Analysis of Trends in the Use of Digital Rectal Examination and Prostate Specific Antigen Testing Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Education, Medical, Graduate
  • International Educational Exchange
  • Urology

abstract

  • Utilization of digital rectal examination and prostate specific antigen has declined significantly following the release of the USPSTF recommendation against prostate specific antigen screening. This suggests that prostate cancer screening is rapidly disappearing from primary care practice.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2016.03.171

PubMed ID

  • 27060052

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1047

end page

  • 52