Guidelines Changed Again for Prostate-Cancer Screening

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Guidelines Changed Again for Prostate-Cancer Screening

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A high-profile federal panel has backed away from its 2012 recommendation against prostate-cancer screening for men ages 55 to 69, concluding in a new opinion that the risks and benefits of screening are “closely balanced’’ for those men and that they should seek a doctor’s advice.

In men age 70 and older, the group continues to conclude that any benefits of screening “do not outweigh the harms, and these men should not be…

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