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Prostate Cancer & PSA Tests Questions

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prostate psa test

Postby robbiebox on Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:50 pm

im told that the test is unreliable and even if it comes back negative i might still have it ..is this correct
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Re: prostate psa test

Postby Robert Cornes on Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:33 pm

A PSA blood test combined with an examination of the prostate (DRE or Digital Rectal Examination ) can be more helpful in detecting potential prostate cancer. The PSA can sometimes be normal in the prescence of prostate cancer although this is fairly rare.
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