Richard J. Ablin

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Richard J. Ablin
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Richard J. Ablin is an American scientist, most notable for research on prostate cancer. According to the Wall Street Journal:

Richard Ablin, a professor of pathology at University of Arizona College of Medicine, discovered the prostate-specific antigen in 1970, and for nearly as long, he has argued that it should not be used for routine screening.

— Should Men Get PSA Tests to Screen for Prostate Cancer?, Wall Street Journal, Feb 14, 2013

Early years[edit]

Ablin graduated from Lake Forest College in 1962.

Prostate cancer screening debate[edit]

Professor Ablin, who condemns the use of PSA for routine prostate cancer screening, was the subject of an interview published in New Scientist in February 2014.[1]


  1. ^ "More harm than good". New Scientist. Feb 15, 2014. 

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