WASHINGTON — No major medical group recommends routine prostate specific antigen blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do more harm than good. According to the panel, healthy men should no longer receive the tests as part of routine cancer screening.
Panel advises against prostate cancer screening
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