lunes, 7 de marzo de 2016

Prostate Cancer Screening (PDQ)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute

Prostate Cancer Screening (PDQ)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

Prostate Cancer Screening–Health Professional Version (PDQ®)


Changes to This Summary (03/04/2016)

The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.
Updated statistics with estimated new cases and deaths for 2016 (cited American Cancer Society as reference 1). Also added text to state that the estimated lifetime risk of a prostate cancer diagnosis is about 14.0%, and the lifetime risk of dying from this disease is 2.6% (cited Howlader et al. as reference 3).
This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.
  • Updated: March 4, 2016

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