Posted in Disease Prevention, Education, outcomes, outcomes measurement, Patient Safety, Prevention, Protocols, Science and the Sexes, Uncategorized, Unsettled Science

Did PSA Testing Save Ben Stiller’s Life?

One of the best articles I’ve ever read that explains the judgment pitfalls and snares we fall prey to when debating “screening” tests and gives some perspective on evidence vs proof.

 

Radiologist Saurabh Jha on how the actor’s recent disclosure of his prostate cancer diagnosis has increased the public uncertainty about PSA screening, and why that’s a good thing.

Source: Did PSA Testing Save Ben Stiller’s Life?

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A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

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