Prostate cancer screening: Helping MEN decide
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Discuss the potential benefits and known limitations of prostate cancer early detection and treatment with men who are considering being screened for the disease. List evidence-based tools designed to assist men in making this decision. Identify men for whom prostate cancer early detection is unlikely to be of benefit, and for whom screening is therefore not recommended
Keyword(s): Cancer Screening, Self-sufficiency and Empowerment
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 15 years of clinical practice, caring for men as a general internist. In my current role with the American Cancer Society I have been engaged in the development and dissemination of prostate cancer screening guidelines, and spearheaded the development of the ACS decision aid for prostate cancer screening.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.