Is the Twelve Core Random Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Obsolete?

A perfect test for prostate cancer should detect high-grade prostate cancer accurately while avoiding the over-diagnosis of harmless, low-grade cancers (the Gleason 6 variety). Back in 2011, the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against further PSA testing in healthy men because of the rampant over treatment of low-grade cancers. The problem was so out of hand, the only solution they could come up with was to discourage PSA screening.   READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE >

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