Ben Stiller health: Actor's early prostate cancer diagnosis - ‘The test saved my life’
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“In some cases, this might mean men unnecessarily living with the stigma of having cancer and the side effects of treatment that was not needed, such as incontinence and erectile dysfunction, for many years, maybe even decades,” he told Cancer Research UK.

In the United States, an organisation called The US Preventive Services Task Force – a group of volunteer experts who assess ways to prevent diseases and improve health – has opposed the use of PSA tests entirely in the past.

Today, the body’s website recommends against PSA screening for those older than 70 but for anyone younger cautions them about the pros and cons of the tests.



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