‘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…

24th Health Research Report 06 FEB 2008 – Reconstruction

Health Technology Research Synopsis 24th Issue Date 06 FEB 2008 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano Editors Top Five:   1.      Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk 2.      Over-the-counter eardrops may cause hearing loss or damage 3.      Researchers investigate links between prostate, cadmium, zinc 4.      Supplementary approach to malaria 5.      Why serotonin can cause depression and…