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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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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...

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10.1186/1471-2296-6-24

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University of Oxford
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Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Cancer Research UK Primary Care Education Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Primary Care
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Cardiff University
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Centre for Health Sciences Research
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BioMed Central
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BMC Family Practice Journal website
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6
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Article: 24
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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1471-2296
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uuid:289fc46f-5f6a-4c65-b991-04cf69b2478c
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ora:2290

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