UMass PCORI PSA decision aid [English]

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UMMS Affiliation

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Meyers Primary Care Institute



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Prostatic Neoplasms; Prostate-Specific Antigen; Early Detection of Cancer


Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Male Urogenital Diseases | Neoplasms | Preventive Medicine | Primary Care


This is a presentation developed as a decision aid to help consumers understand the May 2012 recommendations of the US Preventive Services Task Force against routine prostate cancer (PSA) screening and why that might be the right choice for them.

This decision aid was produced in 2013-2014 under research contract 1IP2PI000633 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to the University of Massachusetts Medical School by personnel from: The University of Massachusetts Medical School, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center.


Copyright: © 2015 Saver et al. This is open access material distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution – Non-Commercial – No Derivatives License. Under this license, authors’ work may be downloaded and redistributed for non-commercial purposes, provided that the authors are credited and the work is not changed in any way.


prostate cancer, PSA, cancer screening

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.