Nearly half of screen-detected prostate cancer cases are overdiagnosed

Researchers say they're the first to put a number on it in Australia
Prostate cancer

Forty-one per cent of cancers detected by PSA screening can be classed as overdiagnosis, researchers say.

Overdiagnosis of prostate cancer is a concern across the developed world, but researchers from Bond University say they are the first to quantify the problem in Australia.