Screening for Testicular Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement

Annals of internal medicine (Impact Factor: 17.81). 04/2011; 154(7). DOI: 10.1059/0003-4819-154-7-201104050-00006


Description: Reaffirmation of the 2004 U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation statement on screening for testicular cancer. Methods: The USPSTF performed a targeted literature search for benefits and harms of screening for testicular cancer in asymptomatic males and found no new studies. Recommendation: The USPSTF does not recommend screening for testicular cancer in asymptomatic adolescent or adult males. (Grade D recommendation) Ann Intern Med. 2011;154:483-486.

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