This Teachable Moment examines the potential risks associated with prostate biopsy procedures.
This Teachable Moment demonstrates the cascade of events that can result from unnecessary testing for malignant disease, especially in patients with dementia.
This clinical trial examines the effect of 3 different presentations of benefits and harms on patients’ intentions to accept low-value or potentially low-value screening services.
This study examined the use of active surveillance and its predictors in prostate cancer treatment, finding that its use is low and should increase to reduce the overtreatment of screening-detected prostate cancer.
Royce and coauthors examine the patterns of prostate, breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in the United States in individuals with different life expectancies.
Taylor et al assess the effectiveness of two 2 decision aids in helping men make informed prostate cancer screening decisions. Reuland and Pignone provide an Invited Commentary.
Fowler et al surveyed how patients 40 years and older describe the decision-making process for 10 common medical decisions, including 6 that are most often made in primary care. See the Invited Commentary by Lipkin.