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What is the name of the blood test that checks for prostate cancer?

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In brief: PSA

The psa (prostate specific antigen) blood test is used to evaluate men for the possibily of prostate cancer.
An abnormal level may be due to cancer, infection, or benign prostate enlargement. Also, prostate cancer may be present with a normal psa level. Your physician will determine if you need the test and what should be done when the results are available.

In brief: PSA

The psa (prostate specific antigen) blood test is used to evaluate men for the possibily of prostate cancer.
An abnormal level may be due to cancer, infection, or benign prostate enlargement. Also, prostate cancer may be present with a normal psa level. Your physician will determine if you need the test and what should be done when the results are available.
Dr. Howard Adler
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Dr. Foster Carr
General Practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: PSA

In brief: PSA

Prostate specific antigen.
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Dr. Naveen Kella
Urology - Oncology
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In brief: PSA

Psa is a screening tool for detecting prostate cancer.

In brief: PSA

Psa is a screening tool for detecting prostate cancer.
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