Read the American Cancer Society's screening guidelines for prostate cancer.
ProstateMD: Clinicians' Information Source
The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that men have a chance to make an informed decision with their health care provider about whether to be screened for prostate cancer. These tools and resources will help you explain the pros and cons of prostate cancer testing to your patients so they can make an informed decision about whether to be tested.
Read public comments by the American Cancer Society's Chief Medical Officer and its Prostate Cancer Advisory Committee on the recent draft recommendations for prostate cancer screening issued by the US Preventive Services Task Force.
Early prostate cancer often has no symptoms and is most often found by testing. But there are limits to the current screening methods, and research has not yet proven that the benefits of screening outweigh the harms of screening and treatment.
Read recent journal articles about prostate cancer screening.