Should men be tested for prostate cancer?

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Should men be tested for prostate cancer?

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(AP) -- The American Cancer Society revised its guidelines for prostate cancer screening on Wednesday.

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Tags: Cancer, Cancer Prevention, Prostate Cancer, Prostate, Men's Health, American Cancer Society

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