The burden of prostate cancer is increasing. Therefore, we need to implement a contemporary, organized, risk-stratified program for early detection to reduce both the harm from the disease and potential overdiagnosis and overtreatment, while avoiding underdiagnosis to considerably improve the harm-to-benefit ratio.

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European Urology : Official Journal of the European Association of Urology
Department of Urology

van Poppel, H, Hogenhout, R. (Renée), Albers, P, van den Bergh, R.C.N, Barentsz, J, & Roobol-Bouts, M.J. (2020). Early Detection of Prostate Cancer in 2020 and Beyond: Facts and Recommendations for the European Union and the European Commission. European Urology : Official Journal of the European Association of Urology. doi:10.1016/j.eururo.2020.12.010