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When do prostate cancer screenings usually start?

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For most men at average risk, discussions about screening is started at age 50. However, some doctors recommend that men at higher risk of prostate cancer -- African-American men or men with a family history of prostate cancer -- start screening earlier.

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American Cancer Society. 

American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 13, 2016

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 13, 2016

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