PSA test cuts deaths from prostate cancer, study finds

06/30/2010 | Bloomberg

A 14-year Swedish study showed that a prostate-specific antigen blood test reduced mortality from prostate cancer by nearly 50%. Researchers found that 44 of 10,000 men who were screened for prostate cancer every two years died of the disease compared with 78 of 10,000 who hadn't undergone screening.

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