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August 19, 2021

Population-Based Prostate Cancer Screening With Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Ultrasonography—The IP1-PROSTAGRAM Study

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  • 1Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, United Kingdom
JAMA Oncol. 2021;7(10):1575. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.2964

To the Editor Prostate cancer screening is currently not recommended in the UK.1 In their recent cohort study in JAMA Oncology, Eldred-Evans and colleagues2 make an interesting case for using imaging with different cutoff points to potentially try to improve sensitivity and specificity compared with prostate-specific antigen screening. With no confirmatory biopsies from the patients with negative screening results, it is difficult to ascertain how accurate any of these modalities are; however, a reasonable estimate can be derived.

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