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In Idaho And Nationally, Prostate Cancer Deaths Are Increasing Again

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After years of decline, prostate cancer deaths are creeping back up, and some medical experts point to a change made in 2018 by the U.S. Preventive Services Taskforce on how to best screen for the disease.

Dr. Joe Williams is a board certified urologist and a founding member of Idaho Urologic Institute and Surgery Center of Idaho, as well as the president-elect of the Idaho Medical Association. He joins Idaho Matters live today to talk more about this concerning trend. 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.