Men aged between 50 and 64 when the study began. Half were gathered for a group that had to undergo PSA screening every two years. If you found a & # 39; high PSA values, then taken tissue samples.
Today, 300 man who participated in the study died in prostate cancer. But those examined, the mortality was 30 percent lower.
– This research is important because it shows the long-term effects of & # 39; of & # 39 program; organized screening in Sweden, says senior doctor Maria Frånlund in a press release.
Difficult to urinate means less risk
Today, m & # 39; there is no general screening program for. According to the National Board of Health and Welfare, the negative consequences with PSA testing are considering the benefits, since there is a risk & # 39; over diagnosis and over treatment. However, the study shows that the level of & # 39; PSA at the first opportunity & # 39; screening is & # 39; great importance to risk & # 39; future cancer. It was also found that men who have difficulty empty the bladder when urinating had a lower risk & # 39; prostate cancer.