Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men. Every year, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with the disease. But prostate cancer is one of the most treatable malignancies, if caught early. Read and share this infographic!
The PSA is a protein produced by the prostate gland and normal range is within 0-4 ng/mL. For men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, the range of PSA may run between 4-8 ng/mL. Men with prostate cancer may have more than 10ng/mL level of PSA. Men should be tested for PSA when there is a noticeable increase in voiding frequency. Troubles in starting and stopping urine flow, blood in urine and back pain when urinating are other symptoms indicative for a PSA test.
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What is the PSA test? The PSA blood test is one of the main ways, along with a rectal exam, that doctors can look for signs of #prostatecancer But PSA can be raised for lots of other reasons too... http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2018/03/06/why-a-one-off-psa-test-for-prostate-cancer-is-doing-men-more-harm-than-good/ #Cancer #cancerpreventionmonth
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Important Tip After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis - WATCH THE VIDEO. *** how do they diagnose cancer *** Dr. Phranq Tamburri is an expert in prostate cancer. In this video, he offers a couple of important tips for people who just received the diagnosis of prostate cancer. He shares a great example of how test results aren’t always what they seem! For...