Screening for Prostate Cancer: EARLY DETECTION HELPS SAVE LIVES

December 2006
Urology Times;12/1/2006 Modern Health for Men Sup, Vol. 34, p7
The article presents the medical screening for prostate cancer, which is regarded as the second most common cause of death among men in the U.S. It is mentioned that screening tests can identify prostate cancer early. The screening tests include prostate-specific antigen blood tests and the digital rectal examination. However, when the treatments have abnormal results, men with prostate cancer need to undergo prostate needle biopsy or transrectal ultrasound.


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