Screening

THERE ARE TWO COMMON SCREENINGS USED FOR EARLY DETECTION OF  PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate Specifi Antigen (PSA)

PSA test is a blood test that will measure  the level of PSA in the blood. PSA is made by the prostate. 

Digital Rectum Exam (DRE)

DRA is a recal examination made by a physician that will insert a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum to estimate the size of the prostate and feel for lumps or other  abnormalities.

CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT SCREENING TEST.

Resources

US Center For Disease Control

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/prostate/index.htm

American Cancer Society

https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer.html

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

https://health.gov

 

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

https://www.mdanderson.org/

Prevention and Screening

Speak with a Health Information Specialist.

1-877-632-6789

 

US Department Of Health and Human Services

Office of Minority Health

Phone: 240-453-2882

Educational Materials

Texas Prostate Cancer Coalition

 

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