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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.
US Center For Disease Control
American Cancer Society
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Prevention and Screening
Speak with a Health Information Specialist.
US Department Of Health and Human Services
Office of Minority Health
Texas Prostate Cancer Coalition
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