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Nations Urologists Announce Support for USPSTF Accountability Act of 2012

June, 2012 - Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, President of Advanced Urology Centers of New York and President of the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) comments "As the providers responsible for the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer - the second leading cause of cancer death in American men - we know these improvements are critical given the recent dangerous and misguided USPSTF issuance of a grade 'D' recommendation for PSA-based prostate cancer screening. This decision was based on faulty analysis of academic literature, ignored important epidemiological data on prostate cancer survival and disregarded the views of clinical experts and patient advocacy groups. These oversights clearly demonstrate the flaws in the existing process and the need for reform."

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