News Briefs: Prostate Cancer Screening; Kidney Tumor Surgery

Prostate Cancer Screening Has Minimal Effect on Mortality Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test has no effect on overall mortality, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in BMJ in September. Furthermore, the screening is associated with biopsy-related and cancer treatment–related complications that include sepsis, urinary incontinence, and erectile dysfunction. […]

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