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Richard J. Ablin

Richard J.  Ablin, PhD,  DSc (HON)  is a professor of Pathology at University of Arizona College of Medicine. In 1970 he identified PSA—the  prostate specific antigen that is used as a test for prostate cancer. For decades he has fought against the misuse of his discovery, including a 2010 New York Times op-ed titled “The Great Prostate Mistake.” He lives in Tucson, AZ.

Ronald Piana is a science writer specializing in oncology. He has published more than 400 bylined articles in leading medical journals.

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The Great Prostate Hoax
How Big Medicine Hijacked the PSA Test and Caused a Public Health Disaster

Palgrave Macmillan
Every year, more than a million  men undergo painful needle biopsies for prostate cancer, and upward of 100,000 have radical prostatectomies, resulting in...
Richard J. Ablin

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