YOUR SHOW - October 16, 2011- Prostate Cancer

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DENVER - More than 16 million men across the world are diagnosed with it and more the 33,000 men have died from the disease in the last year.

YOUR SHOW had a conversation about prostate cancer and a recent recommendation from a government advisory panel that suggests that a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test isn't necessary for most men.

Dr. Richard Augspurger is the Medical Director at the Urology Center of Colorado and answered your questions about prostate cancer.

He addressed the recommendations of the advisory panel, the effectiveness of the PSA test, and why most men don't want to talk about the subject.

Thanks to Dr. Michael Weaver, Joe Mierzwa, and Christina Keefer Follweiler for participating in the segment.

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