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UPMC urologist, Dr. Joel B. Nelson, presents the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening. This presentation was part of UPMC’s Update in Internal Medicine 2010: Evidence-Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.

Learning Objectives:

  • Articulate the pros and cons of screening for prostate cancer
  • Describe the importance of active surveillance in disease management
  • Develop a more informed screening and treatment protocol

Disclosure: Dr. Nelson is a consultant for Astra-Zeneca, AmGen, Millenium/Tekeda, Roche Diagnostics, Bayer Healthcare, Centocor, Orthro Biotech, Atlab Pharma, and CARIS.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date 2/14/2011 | Review Date 2/14/2012 | Expiration Date 2/13/2013

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