curbside consult prostate cancer

Curbside Consult: Episode 1, Part 2

58 Year-Old African American with LUTS. To PSA or Not To PSA? Part 2

Herbert Lepor, MD, and Danil V. Makarov, MD, MHS, continue discussing clinical options for a 58 year-old African American male with lower urinary tract symptoms in Part 2 of this episode of Curbside Consult. They explain the latest guidelines for preventive screening in prostate cancer from the United States Preventive Service Task Force and the American Urological Association. As they conclude the case, the experts also detail how to interpret PSA levels and under what circumstances to perform tissue biopsies.

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Related Reading

US Preventive Services Task Force (2012) Screening for prostate cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement. Ann Intern Med 157(2):120-134.

Faculty

Herbert Lepor

Herbert Lepor, MD

Martin Spatz Chariman of the Department of Urology

Professor of Urology

Professor of Pharmacology

Director, Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center

NYU Langone Medical Center

Danil V. Makarov

Danil V Makarov, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Urology and Health Policy

Director, Division of Urological Health Services Research, Department of Urology

NYU Langone Medical Center