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Prostate cancer testing may not be as reliable as you think

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Nearly 28-thousand men die every year from prostate cancer, but a government task force says the blood test that screens for prostate cancer is inaccurate and unnecessary. So, what's the answer?

The Michigan Institute of Urology's Dr. Michael Lutz said the as we wait for further discoveries, the best solution may be watchful waiting and knowledge on the disease and your risk of cancer.

The American Cancer Society recommends men to talk to their doctors about the pros and cons of testing between the ages of 45-50.

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