Prostate Cancer

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Definition

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Features

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Risk Factors

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Causes

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Associated S/S

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Ix

-  PSA

-  DRE (PR)

-  Poor sensitivity in isolation

 

Mx

-  Screening

-  Routine screening not recommended

-   Ineffective at detection & prevention

-  Screen only if

-  Man specifically asks for it & fully counseled about pros & cons

-  For screening use DRE (PR) & PSA combined

 

 

 

References

 

Red Book 2012