Tabitha Powledge is an award-winning long-time science journalist, book author, and media critic. On Science Blogs is her weekly look at the craft and content of science blogging.
Prostate cancer disputes and media matters: Watchful waiting OK? Is there a surge? Is cancer a disease of modern times?
PROSTATE CANCER: WATCHFUL WAITING IS PROBABLY SAFE The prostate-specific antigen test for prostate cancer was developed in the 1990s, quickly followed by an explosion of PSA screening for the disease and a further explosion of