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June 19, 2018

Incorrect Data in Abstract and Text

JAMA. 2018;319(23):2443. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7453

In the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement “Screening for Prostate Cancer: US Preventive Services Recommendation Statement” published in the May 8, 2018, issue of JAMA,1 data were incorrect in the abstract and text. In the “Importance” section of the abstract, the “Importance” subsection of the Rationale section, and the “Burden of Disease” subsection of the Discussion, the lifetime risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer should have been reported as 11%. This article was corrected online.

US Preventive Services Task Force.  Screening for prostate cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.  JAMA. 2018;319(18):1901-1913. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3710Google ScholarCrossref