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.

Helping Patients Make Decisions about Screening

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.

Recent Articles

Read recent journal articles about prostate cancer screening.