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The PSA Blood Test | Sky

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The PSA Blood Test | Sky

PSA plays a variety of roles, the most familiar being screening to detect prostate cancer at an early stage. PSA also helps to define the Stages of Blue. Another role of PSA is to detect cancer relapse after surgery or radiation. Lastly, rises or declines in PSA after hormone therapy or chemotherapy help determine whether a treatment is working...

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The Science Behind Active Surveillance

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The Science Behind Active Surveillance

If every available candidate in North America and Europe pursued active surveillance, close to 300,000 men could be spared from unnecessary surgery and radiation every year. In one observational study of men on active surveillance with Gleason 3+3=6 or low-volume...

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

The surveillance policy, after surgery or radiation, is to check PSA quarterly for the first two years, biannually for the next three, and annually thereafter. For radiation patients, a yearly digital rectal examination is also recommended. After treatment with...

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