Prostate Cancer Screening Policies at the beginning of 2016

PSA Screening Recommendations base on patients age:

  • <40 : Not Recommended
  • 40 to 50-55 : PSA screening is offered to all African Americans as well as all men with Family History of Prostate Cancer. Some Urologists offer baseline PSA testing for men in their 40s.
  • 50-55 to 70 :PSA Screening is offered to all men with a Life Expectancy of greater than 10 years
  • >70: PSA Screening is just offered to some men who are in excellent health