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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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Urologists test for the PCA3 prostate cancer gene by first completing a digital rectal exam and then analyzing a first-catch urine sample for the gene, according to Medical News Today. As of March 2015, the specific test... 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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Urologists test for the PCA3 prostate cancer gene by first completing a digital rectal exam and then analyzing a first-catch urine sample for the gene, according to Medical News Today. As of March 2015, the specific test... 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 prostate-specific antigen level higher than 4.0 nanograms per milliliter may indicate prostate cancer. However, PSA levels may be higher in men for other reasons, and men should understand the limitations of prostate s... 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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