I am reposting this from the blog, “All Things Prostate”, written by Dr. Michael Glode, a genito-urinary oncologist at the University of Colorodo Medical Center . . It is a commentary about an article called, “The Great Prostate Mistake”, which appeared in the New York Times a few days ago. The author of this article is Richard Ablin, an immunologist and pathologist who invented the PSA test back in 1970. I need to say that I don’t agree with everything Dr. Glode says, but I know him to be an intelligent and thoughtful person. I will have plenty to say about this subject myself. Stay tuned.
OK, OK … Both my sister and daughter have wanted to know what I think about the most frequently mailed post in the current New York Times. (please read it before reading on if you haven’t seen it) The author laments his discovery of PSA, an enzyme made by the prostate that leaks into the blood stream, but leaks even more if you have cancer. . .
PSA testing took off like a rocket. As Otis Brawley