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Understanding Your PSA

Understanding Your PSA

by Yenny (SU)
A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a routine blood test done for men in order to detect prostate problems, such as prostate cancer, by measuring the level of this antigen in a man’s blood.

The PSA Test: A Helpful Screening Tool

The PSA Test: A Helpful Screening Tool

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men in the United States, second only to lung cancer.

What Can You Do About Elevated PSA Levels?

What Can You Do About Elevated PSA Levels?

by Stephanie Meadows
Your PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) is a protein produced by the cells of the prostate gland. PSA levels are important, as they can be used as a screening testing tool to determine whether a man has prostate cancer. Before, the PSA level test was only used to monitor men who had a history of prostate cancer, but with today’s technology things have changed.