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Prostate Cancer

Screening for Prostate Cancer

There are differing opinions in the medical community on when screening for prostate cancer should begin.

Screening includes:

You are in a higher risk group if you:

African American men have a higher rate of prostate cancer. And, they are more likely to die from it. That means that early detection is extremely important within the African American community. In addition to these tests, new blood tests are becoming available to add to your doctor's ability to detect prostate cancer.

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Last Reviewed: Mar 10, 2006

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University