‘Prostate cancer test has been misused for money’ Claims Pathologist Richard Ablin who discovered the PSA antigen 40 years ago

“Many men get treated unnecessarily – and risk life-altering side effects including impotence and incontinence” Pathologist Richard Ablin discovered the PSA antigen 40 years ago. He says it should never have been used as a cancer screening tool for all men Your book condemns the use of PSA for cancer screening. What do you hope…

Organized screening for prostate cancer does more harm than good

Contact: Kay Roche kay@rochewriting.com ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on…

60th Health Research Report 07 JUL 2009 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five: 1.Your Arteries on Wonder Bread 2.Report: Prostate cancer screening has yet to prove its worth 3. Doubts cast on credibility of some published clinical trials 4. Health food supplement may curb compulsive hair pulling 5. Acid-reducing medicines may lead to dependency In this issue: 1.Irritability should be considered when diagnosing bipolar disorder…