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PSA, The Human "Check Engine" Light
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PSA, THE HUMAN "CHECK ENGINE" LIGHT
Why all the controversy about PSA? How can people fault a simple blood test that uncovers cancer at an early stage? The problem is that the PSA test doesn't specify what type of cancer the patient has. In addition to the presence of cancer, there are two other common causes of PSA elevation—prostate gland enlargement that comes with age, called BPH, and chronic prostate inflammation, called prostatitis.

PSA by itself doesn’t diagnose prostate cancer. It is a nonspecific indicator, like the “check engine” light on the dashboard of your car.* Does this eliminate the value of PSA? Of course not. An elevated PSA reading is ...
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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH THE PSA TEST?
What's the deal with the PSA test?
Check out the latest video from the PCRI called 
"What's the deal with the PSA test?"
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