Approximately 8,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in advanced stages every year, according to TIME Magazine. Many of these men may have been spared such grim news, had their not been a delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer by their healthcare providers. And yet, government regulators and physicians alike are arguing over whether extensive screening can help bring these startling numbers down significantly.
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