Public Comment on Draft Recommendation: Screening for Testicular Cancer

September 21, 2010 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is inviting public comment on its draft recommendation statement on screening for testicular cancer. This draft recommendation is an update of the USPSTF's 2004 recommendation against screening for testicular cancer in asymptomatic adolescent and adult males. To provide comments, please go to The opportunity to comment on this draft recommendation statement is available until October 19, 2010.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is working to make its recommendations clearer and more useful. This is a new step as part of its ongoing effort to keep its work and methods clear to the public it serves.

The USPSTF is a national, independent panel of medical experts that makes recommendations, based on scientific evidence, to primary care doctors and other health care providers about which clinical preventive services they should offer their patients.