Mar 16, 2018
Even though new study reveals that a rectal exam of the prostate alone cannot reliably detect prostate cancer, the exam should not be omitted.
Leen Naji, MD1, Harkanwal Randhawa, BHSc2, Zahra Sohani, MSc, PhD3, etal. Digital Rectal Examination for Prostate Cancer Screening in Primary Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis; Ann Fam Med. 2018;16:149-154.