Screening & Diagnosis
Articles about PSA screening and the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A digital rectal exam (DRE) is a test used to examine the lower rectum, prostate, pelvis, and lower belly for any changes that could be indicative of cancer.
Information about prostate cancer screening and follow up care using the various prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests.
The Gleason score is a scoring system to describe the aggressiveness of prostate cancers. The Gleason score represents the "grade" of the tumor, which is a measure of the degree of differentiation of prostate cancer cells.
This report will contain information used to determine the stage of the cancer and it helpful in making treatment decisions.