Healthy men do not need PSA screens

No man of any age should receive routine PSA screening for prostate cancer, a major expert body has ruled.

In a blow to urology groups, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) said Tuesday that PSA-based screening could not be widely recommended, due to the “inevitable” risk of over-diagnosis and harms of treatment.

It acknowledged that some men would continue to demand PSA tests, and that