A quick guide to the new PSA testing guidelines

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AUSTRALIA'S first clinical practice guidelines for prostate testing have been published following approval by the NHMRC.

The guidelines, developed through a partnership between the Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (PCFA) and the Cancer Council, provide evidence-based recommendations about localised prostate cancer risk assessment, surveillance and treatment. They also cover retesting, active surveillance, watchful waiting and biopsy.

The aim is to help doctors