[S19-01] Prostate cancer screening with the PSA test

Last updated 02.06.2020

Project no.:
S19-01

Commission:
Commission awarded on 18.04.2019 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Report

Status:
Commission completed

Department/Division:
Non-Drug Interventions

Application field:
Cancer, Prevention and screening

Note:

The current version 1.1 of the final report replaces version 1.0 published on 2020-05-22.


22.05.2020

PSA screening: benefit does not outweigh harm

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