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A Piece of My Mind
December 28, 2011

Making the Call

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Hanover, New Hampshire (h.gilbert.welch@dartmouth.edu).

JAMA. 2011;306(24):2649-2650. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.1898

A recommendation against PSA screening?1 I’ve been raising questions about the value of cancer screening for more than a decade,2 yet I’ve never recommended against it. But then again, I’ve never recommended for screening either. I guess that's why I’m not a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force.

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