Falling through the cracks: New zealand prostate cancer survivors’ experiences and views regarding PSA testingNew Zealand Medical Journal
Date of this Version8-15-2014
Document TypeLetter to the Editor
AbstractProstate cancer (PCa) is the most common male cancer in many countries. The 5-year survival rates for PCa are rising, with this thought to reflect improvements inearly detection via prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and improved outcomesfrom treatment options. However, there are also risks associated with PSA testing,such as misdiagnosis and harmful side-effects from various treatments that mayoutweigh any potential benefits, especially for older men.
Citation InformationAsmita Patel, Roderick D. MacLeod, Jonathan Masters and Justin Keogh. "Falling through the cracks: New zealand prostate cancer survivors’ experiences and views regarding PSA testing" New Zealand Medical Journal (2014) ISSN: 0028-8446
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/justin_keogh/61/