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Why Men in the United Kingdom Still Want the Prostate Specific Antigen Test

Abstract:

The prostate specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used to screen men for prostate cancer, but its value in diagnosing prostate cancer in asymptomatic men is controversial. In 2001, the U.K. Department of Health introduced the Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme (PCRMP), through which men are given relatively detailed information before they make a final decision about a test. Little is known about men's experiences of the test since this program was introduced. We report an analysis of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1049732307309000

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6496-4859
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Qualitative Health Research Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
56-64
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1552-7557
ISSN:
1049-7323
Source identifiers:
214984
Language:
English
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pubs:214984
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uuid:2ec238c6-8f33-457e-9c98-cf4479b3be00
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pubs:214984
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2012-12-19

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