• New decision aids needed for prostate cancer screening

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Current decision aids for prostate cancer screening were only modestly associated with improved patient knowledge and reduced decision conflict, and did not increase shared decision-making between patients and physicians, according a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
    “The benefit of prostate cancer screening with is small and uncertain and there are clear harms,” Jarno M. Riikonen, MD, PhD, of the department of urology at the Tampere University Hospital and faculty of medicine and life science at the University of Tampere, Finland, and Kari A.
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