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Is a psa blood test for prostate cancer part of an annual physical?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Guidelines advise not screening for prostate cancer with the psa test.
More information here in my health guide on psa. http://bit.ly/kqdvhz.

In brief: No

Guidelines advise not screening for prostate cancer with the psa test.
More information here in my health guide on psa. http://bit.ly/kqdvhz.
Dr. Steven Tucker
Dr. Steven Tucker
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: In some cases

In patients aover age 50 and other high-risk situations (family history etc.
) an annual physical may include a psa test; in many cases it is done on an every 2 year schedule.

In brief: In some cases

In patients aover age 50 and other high-risk situations (family history etc.
) an annual physical may include a psa test; in many cases it is done on an every 2 year schedule.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Psa

Should be discussed in men with family history.
Urology guidelines advise discussing testing starting at age 40.

In brief: Psa

Should be discussed in men with family history.
Urology guidelines advise discussing testing starting at age 40.
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. James Lin
Urology

In brief: Yes for men of 55-69

Since psa discovery in 1970, its clinical significance has undegone a fast pace of change especially over the past 10 yrs.
To answer your question, it's well worthwhile to review 2013 aua guidelines on prostate cancer screening at http://formefirst.Com/newauapsa.Html . Best wish...

In brief: Yes for men of 55-69

Since psa discovery in 1970, its clinical significance has undegone a fast pace of change especially over the past 10 yrs.
To answer your question, it's well worthwhile to review 2013 aua guidelines on prostate cancer screening at http://formefirst.Com/newauapsa.Html . Best wish...
Dr. James Lin
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