Not sure what to say about PSA testing?

The NHMRC has finalised its PSA testing advice for doctors, in what is claimed to be the best summary of the evidence to date.

Released Tuesday, the document provides a backgrounder for GPs to discuss both the benefits and harms of PSA testing with asymptomatic men.

Following an extensive literature review, with input spanning general practice, urology and oncology, the guide provides a list of statistics to use in conversation with patients (see below box).

Professor Ian Olver (pictured), a member of the NHMRC