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More than 40 percent of men over 75 undergo PSA screening despite national recommendations

Many primary care doctors continue to administer the prostate-specific antigen test to even their oldest patients despite the fact that no medical organization recommends prostate cancer screening for men older than 75, according to new research from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.In a research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, UTMB researchers found a high variability in standard PSA-ordering practice among primary care physicians.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-10/uot…

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