“Shared Decision Making:” Good in Theory. Less Good in Practice.


In May, the American Urological Association (AUA) attempted to silence its critics–including the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the American Cancer Society (ACS)–by abandoning its longtime recommendation of universal PSA testing of all men older than 40 to screen for prostate cancer. But since its constituency is, after all, urologists, it avoided […]