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Alan Katz

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Manitoba

Alan Katz is an expert advisor with and a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He is also the Associate Director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, where he serves as the Director of Research.
Want a Cancer Screening? You May Be Alamy

Want a Cancer Screening? You May Be Denied

This week saw a U.S. recommendation that PSA screening for prostate cancer should no longer be routine care for men at average risk. The evidence, in other words, has spoken. So, many are now asking the question: if doctors are no longer supposed to screen in certain populations for two of the most common cancers, is the age of medical screening over?
06/01/2012 05:14 EDT