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Should prostate cancer screening be different for black men?

New study confirms prostate cancer is more common and more deadly in African-Americans

April 23, 2017 | By Linda Carroll for Fred Hutch News Service

Newly published research from Fred Hutch shows black men may be at heightened risk not only of developing prostate cancer but also of having a more aggressive form at a younger age.

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Beyond Ben Stiller's advice on PSA screening

The actor said a ‘prostate cancer test saved my life’; experts weigh in on when (and if) men should be screened

Oct. 5, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Actor Ben Stiller wrote in a new essay that a "prostate cancer test saved my life." Two cancer experts weigh in on when (and if) men should get the controversial screening test.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 25, 2016

Drs. Ruth Etzioni and Joshua Roth lead economic analysis of PSA screening and selective treatment strategies for prostate cancer; this and more Good News at Fred Hutch.

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Prostate cancer screening and rate of early diagnosis drops, studies find

An expert weighs in on whether new findings are good news, bad news or no news

Nov. 18, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Two new studies published Tuesday in JAMA show that fewer men are being screened for prostate cancer and fewer early stage cases are being caught. Is this bad news, good news or no news? An expert weighs in.

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Fred Hutch at ASCO

Research highlights from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

May 29, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

A number of investigators from Fred Hutch will share new research findings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, which is being held today through June 2 in Chicago. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Illumination & Innovation: Transforming Data into Learning.”

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The paradox of PSA screening for prostate cancer

New study forecasts population impact of discontinued testing

July 25, 2014 | By Joely Johnson Mork / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, published July 25 in the journal Cancer, explores the impact that stopping prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer would have on American men.

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