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Prostate Cancer: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 20399, tabled on 25 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timetable is for the National Screening Committee to conduct the next review of the evidence on screening for prostate cancer.

Answered on

2 March 2020

Screening for prostate cancer forms part of the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s 2019/20 work plan. A three-month public consultation will take place in summer 2020 where a recommendation will be made for the screening of prostate cancer.

Further information and how to participate in the consultation is available at the following link:

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