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Prostate Cancer Q&A


When should I be screened for prostate cancer?
What is a PSA test?
If I have a low PSA score, does that mean I can be confident I don't have prostate cancer?
If PSA screening is not 100 percent accurate, why should I have one?
Does every prostate cancer need to be treated?
Are there other tests that might be more precise than PSA testing?
I've heard that biopsies of suspected prostate cancer can be painful and not completely accurate.
What should I consider if I am diagnosed with prostate cancer?
What are the most advanced treatment choices for prostate cancer?
Is there any way to reduce my risk of getting prostate cancer?

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