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New testing guidelines issued for prostate cancer

[KARE 11, September 08, 2017] September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and with new federal screening recommendations being discussed this year for men, it’s more important than ever to start the conversation with your doctor.

According to Allina Health, there’s been a lot of debate over the pros and cons of prostate cancer screenings as many thought the risks outweighed the rewards, with tests leading to unnecessary biopsies and treatment.

Dr. Peter Sershon, urologist surgeon at Allina Health's United Hospital, talked with KARE 11 News to explain what men should know about the new guidelines and what they should ask their doctors.

Posted on September 08, 2017 in cancerFeatured on Home PageKARE11prostate cancerTV NewsUnited Hospital

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