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The American Academy of Family Physicians is recommending against performing prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer in asymptomatic men, a position that is in line with a final recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that was published May 22 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.



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