PSA testing (Prostate Specific Antigen) is one of the best ways to test for the early development of prostate cancer.  Learn how this test works, what normal PSA levels are, and when you should get a PSA test.

PSA Basics

  • Prostate Cancer Vaccine
    What is a PSA Test?
    Learn how a PSA test is used to check for prostate cancer, and what other conditions can cause an elevated PSA level.
  • Normal PSA
    What is a Normal PSA?
    Many factors should be considered when interpreting PSA results, including PSA velocity, PSA density, and age.  Find out if your score is cause for alarm.
  • Who Should Get a PSA Test
    Who Should Get a PSA Test
    Find out when to begin PSA testing, and why factors such as ethnicity and family history should be taken into account.
  • Accuracy of PSA Testing
    PSA Test Accuracy
    PSA Tests can usually identify prostate cancer, but false positives and false negatives may occur.  Learn how often test results may be incorrect.
  • Prostate Biopsy: What to Expect
    Learn how a prostate biopsy is performed, and what you can expect during and after the biopsy.

Prostate Check for Men

Cancer or BPH?

An elevated PSA doesn't necessarily indicate the presence of cancer.  Take this quick quiz to find out whether your prostate symptoms might be related to BPH, or enlarged prostate.
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Dr. Marc Greenstein
Dr. Greenstein, Dr. Motola, and the members of Prostate Commons discuss issues related to PSA testing, results, treatment decisions, and more
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