Plante Speaks with WCAX about Updates in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

September 13, 2018 by Madi Wood

In honor of September being Prostate Cancer Awareness month, Mark Plante, M.D. UVM associate professor of surgery, spoke with WCAX about why prostate cancer diagnoses are going down.

Mark Plante, M.D., UVM Associate Professor of Surgery

(September 13, 2018) Prostate cancer has been cited by the National Cancer Institute as the second most common cancer among men. In honor of September being Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Mark Plante, M.D. UVM associate professor of surgery and chief of urology, spoke with Burlington, Vt.-based CBS affiliate WCAX-TV Channel 3 about why prostate cancer diagnoses are going down. Plante suggests that the low numbers are a result of a decrease in prostate-specific antigen screenings. 

View a video of the full interview here.