PSA blood test


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a blood test that measures levels of a protein called prostate specific antigen that is manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland

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These guidelines caused immediate uproar in the medical community, including rebuttals from Life Extension[R] urging men over age 40 to continue having annual PSA blood tests.
I've not had a PSA test, and I don't recommend the PSA blood test to my patients.
While lung cancer screening is not currently a routine part of preventive medical care like mammography for breast cancer screening or the PSA blood test to screen for prostate cancer, the results of the NLST trial are changing clinical practice.
I was diagnosed after the results of my PSA blood test, used to detect a problem with the prostate, were much higher than the year before.
Preventive Services Task Force would recommend the PSA blood test for prostate cancer only if the patient has prostate symptoms.
Public and physician perceptions, as well as the relative ease of ordering the PSA blood test, are real challenges to overcome, Dr.
The Urological Society recommends men speak with their GP about a PSA blood test in conjunction with a physical examination from around the age of 40.
The PSA blood test that's usually used to screen for prostate cancer isn't very accurate.
The standard PSA blood test looks for high levels of prostate specific antigen.
The charity also wants all men to be aware of the PSA blood test used to detect a problem with the prostate.
Men need to know about the possible symptoms, and about the PSA blood test.
The PSA blood test, which led to Sir John's diagnosis, is currently the best test currently available, but is not able to detect prostate cancer specifically.
While being the best test currently available, the PSA blood test is not able to detect prostate cancer specifically, only that there may be a problem with the prostate.