Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a substance made by cells in the prostate gland (both normal cells and cancer cells). PSA is mainly found in semen, however a percentage is also discovered in the blood.
Two tests are frequently used to screen for prostate cancer
Digital rectal exam (DRE): A doctor or nurse inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum to estimate the size of the prostate and feel for lumps or other abnormalities. Continue reading “Prostate Cancer Detection: What You Should Know”