What Happens If I Have an Elevated PSA Level? What Are My Options?

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Dr. Nelson talks about your options if you have an elevated PSA level If your doctor thinks prostate cancer might be present, usually because your PSA is elevated or because you have an abnormal exam, you’ll be be sent to urologist. Typically, if the PSA is elevated, your doctor will recheck it, as all faith […]

Survivor Story: What Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

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Former NFL player Todd McMillon shares what men should know about prostate cancer Todd McMillion was diagnosed with prostate cancer when he was just 39 years old. What saved him was knowing that he had a family history of prostate cancer, and getting regular PSA tests as a result. What Todd wants you to know […]

Measuring the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer


How do Doctors Measure the Effectiveness of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer? After radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients may be wondering how well it worked. Dr. Lanceford Chong offers some insight on how doctors measure these outcomes. Post-radiation followup is a series of procedures used to help doctors determine how well your treatment worked. […]

When should a man begin prostate cancer screening?

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When should I be screened? Prostate cancer is the number two cancer killer in America. Thankfully, we have reduced the mortality rate by 48% in the last 20 years. This reduction is due mostly to improvements in our ability to diagnose the disease. Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, tests were first used in the nineties. Digital […]

Treatment Options for Stage III Prostate Cancer


What are the options for Stage 3 prostate cancer? A diagnosis of Stage 3 prostate cancer means the cancer is present outside the prostate gland. Advanced imaging techniques are generally needed to make the diagnosis. Once diagnosed, there are several different treatment options available for patients. Dr. Howard Tay is a Urologist with experience in […]

Treatment Options for Stage I Prostate Cancer

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What are some treatment options for Stage 1 prostate cancer? Stage 1 prostate cancer is generally the most treatable variety. What do these treatments look like? There are several different methods for treating Stage 1 prostate cancer. Dr. Howard Tay goes over some in this video. From active surveillance to surgery, each person’s treatment is […]

What Does My PSA Score Mean?


How doctors use the PSA score to assess risk and prescribe treatment. How does your PSA score affect your treatment path? Receiving the results can be confusing. The test does not check for cancer, but the levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood. Higher levels of this protein indicate a higher likelihood of prostate […]

The Importance of Early Detection of Prostate Cancer


Why is early detection important with prostate cancer? It should come as no surprise that it is best to have prostate cancer diagnosed early. Why is this? There are a number of reasons that early detection of prostate cancer is important and Dr. Richard Bevan-Thomas discusses a few in this video. Having regular prostate cancer […]

Using the PSA Test to Diagnose Prostate Cancer


How is the PSA test used to diagnose prostate cancer? Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, is a protein produced in the prostate gland. The PSA test is used to measure the amount of that protein in a man’s blood. PSA levels in men with prostate cancer are generally high. Doctors use this test along with other […]

I Have an Elevated PSA, What Next?

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What’s next after receiving an elevated PSA result? The PSA test measures the blood level of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), a protein that is produced by the prostate gland. The higher a man’s PSA level, the more likely it is that he has prostate cancer. There are other reasons for having an elevated PSA level, and […]

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