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Compr Ther. 2001 Fall;27(3):195-201.

Promoting informed decision making about prostate cancer screening.

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  • 1Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, 6431 Fannin, 1.122 MSB, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Abstract

Because prostate cancer screening with prostate specific antigen is controversial, informed consent is recommended. Physicians are encouraged to discuss facts about prostate specific antigen with patients and to supplement such discussions with informational brochures or videotapes.

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