Prostate Cancer Planner Never Takes PSA Test (ARCHIVES)

Compares Prostate Screening to Tuskegee Experiment

Dr. Otis Brawley
Dr. Otis Brawley.

This post is archived from February 2000.

Otis W. Brawley M.D. is Director of the Office of Special Populations Research and Assistant Director, Office of Science Policy at the National Cancer Institute. When he worked at the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) at the National Cancer Institute, he was part of a team that developed and launched the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, an 18,000 man trial looking at screening and epidemiology of prostate cancer and at prevention of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer. He also served as chief of the NCI intramural prostate cancer clinic.

This interview, conducted by E-mail January 29 and February 1, 2000, has been arranged in Q&A format and edited for length. Continue reading “Prostate Cancer Planner Never Takes PSA Test (ARCHIVES)”