Posts with the tag “psa”
The PSA test - Should you be screened for prostate cancer on your next physical?
by Michael Melgar on August 21st, 2013
PSA ( Prostate Specific Antigen) is a blood test doctors have used to screen for prostate cancer for the past 25 years. Recently the PSA has been in the news because of questions about how useful the test is at reducing deaths from prostate cancer. In this article I will go over the risks and benefits of the test and discuss the current recommendations.PSA is a protein that is produced in healthy ...