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Tests that may initially detect prostate cancer include a digital rectal exam and a prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test, reports the American Cancer Society. If these tests detect the possibility of prostate ca... More »

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Some tests used to detect prostate cancer include the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test and the digital rectal exam, according to the National Institute of Cancer. The PSA test measures the level of PSA in the blood. ... More »

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Prostate-specific antigen is a protein found in the blood that may be elevated in individuals with prostate cancer. However, screening healthy men for early prostate cancer with PSA tests is controversial and no longer r... More »

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A combination of the results from a prostate-specific antigen blood test, digital rectal exam and the Gleason score from a biopsy are used to indicate if cancer has spread beyond the prostate, explains the American Cance... More »

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An elevated prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test result can indicate a higher chance that prostate cancer is present, even if there are no other symptoms present. A continuous rise in PSA levels over time is also asso... More »

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Some tests used to detect prostate cancer include the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test and the digital rectal exam, according to the National Institute of Cancer. The PSA test measures the level of PSA in the blood. ... More »

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A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test can detect prostate cancer early, according to the American Cancer Society. When a PSA level is above 4 ng/ml, it prompts doctors to perform additional tests which can diagnose canc... More »

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