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I did a genetics with 23andme; i have a high chance of prostate cancer. is that grounds to get my psa done prior to turning 45? and make insurance?

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Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
Pathology 58 years experience
See below: Yes i would get a psa every year most insurance would pay for this.
Dr. Ramji Rajendran
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
Prostate screening: The national comprehensive cancer network (nccn) recommends screening for high risk men (either through testing or family history) be screened with psa and rectal exam at age 40. I would recommend discussing this with your doctor.

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