German males eschew cancer screening:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Only 19.7% of German males entitled to receive cancer screening under their sickness insurance fund actually make use of the option, according to federal ministry for health and social security (BMGS). Men aged 45 and over are entitled to prostate, testicular and skin cancer screening annually. From 55, they are entitled to have a faecal occult blood test (FOBT).