Outcomes of PSA Screening

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For men ages 45 to 80: Out of 100 men who have a PSA test, 6 to 7 cancers will be found, compared to 4 to 5 cancers found without screening. With screening, less than 1 man out of 100 will die of prostate cancer. Without screening, less than 1 man out of 100 will die of prostate cancer.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine