Background: The role of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing in the early detection of prostate cancer is controversial. Current UK policy stipulates that any man who wishes to have a PSA test should have access to the test, provided he has been given full information about the benefits and limitations of testing. This study aimed to determine UK GPs' current reported practice regarding PSA testing, and their views towards informed decision-making and PSA testing. Method: Online questionna...Expand abstract
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Citation: Brett, J. et al. (2005). 'PSA testing for prostate cancer: an online survey of the views and reported practice of General Practitioners in the UK', BMC Family Practice, 6:24. [Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2296/6/24]
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PSA testing for prostate cancer: an online survey of the views and reported practice of General Practitioners in the UK
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