In 2006, it is estimated that 234,460 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and 27,350 will die from their disease. Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in men and is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in men (behind lung cancer and colon cancer). In an effort to lower these numbers, researchers are investigating many possible markers for prostate cancer. These markers may one day help identify men at higher risk.
Dear Dr. Motola, I am a healthy, very active 71 year old male. MY PSA level increased over the past 16 months from 2.1 to 3.2 and as a... Read more »