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PSA Test for Prostate Cancer - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... The PSA (prostate specific antigen) test is used around the world to screen for prostate cancer. What should you know about this important test?
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/symptomsanddiagnosis/a/psabasics.htm
PSA Test Results Meanings and Advice - Prostate Cancer - About.com
Jun 10, 2014 ... The results from your prostate specific antigen (PSA) test can be a source of significant anxiety. What do the numbers mean? Does a high PSA ...
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/allaboutpsa/a/psaresults.htm
Six Common Causes of a High PSA Test Result - Prostate Cancer
Jun 10, 2014 ... Because of this, most physicians will draw blood for the PSA test before any biopsies are done. Also, after a biopsy, most physicians will wait a ...
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/allaboutpsa/tp/Non-Cancerous-Causes-Of-A-High-Psa-List.htm
PSA Test Result - What High PSA Levels Mean - About Cancer
Jul 1, 2014 ... What do your PSA test results mean? A high PSA level can indicate cancer, but false positives can happen with PSA tests. This FAQ addresses ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/prostatecancer/f/HighPSALevel.htm
What Is a PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) Test? - About Cancer
Jun 10, 2014 ... A PSA test measures the level of prostate specific antigen (PSA), a protein produced by the prostate gland, in the blood. Men with prostate ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/prostatecancer/f/whatispsatest.htm
Causes of a High PSA Test Result - Prostate Cancer - About.com
May 30, 2014 ... Thousands of men each year are told that they have a high PSA level after undergoing a routine screening test. The most important and most ...
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/symptomsanddiagnosis/a/psacauses.htm
Percent-Free PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) - Prostate Cancer
Jun 10, 2014 ... Percent-Free PSA is one of a number of recent advances in the understanding of the PSA test for prostate cancer. Does your percent-free PSA ...
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/symptomsanddiagnosis/a/psapercentfree.htm
What Happens if My PSA Is Elevated? - Prostate Cancer
Jun 15, 2014 ... Many conditions such as prostatitis are more likely to be the cause of a high PSA in a young, healthy man. On follow-up PSA testing, the PSA ...
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/frequentlyaskedquestions/f/whatifpsaelevated.htm
What Can Cause a Falsely Elevated PSA?
Jul 3, 2014 ... The PSA test is one of the most important tests available to doctors to detect prostate cancer. What can result in a falsely elevated PSA level?
http://prostatecancer.about.com/od/frequentlyaskedquestions/f/What-Can-Cause-A-Falsely-Elevated-Psa.htm
High PSA Levels - About Cancer
A high PSA level can indicate cancer, but false positives can happen with PSA tests. This FAQ addresses what it means to have a high PSA level.
http://cancer.about.com/od/prostatecance1/f/highPSAlevel.htm
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