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Prostate Cancer? A New Blood Test Can Help

If you have advanced prostate cancer, a blood test for a protein called AR-V7 may help predict how you'll respond to specific treatments.

By Diane Domina

Should You Get Prostate Cancer Screening?

Not all men should get PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer, according to new recommendations from The United States Preventative Services Task Force.

By Diane Domina

New Advice About Prostate Cancer Screening

Should you be screened for prostate cancer? These new guidelines say no if you're older than 70.

By Berkeley Wellness

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?

Should men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer be offered active surveillance as a treatment? Learn what new research suggests.

By David Levine

MRI Scan Could Spare You From Prostate Biopsy

If your doctor suspects you have prostate cancer, having an MRI scan might spare you the medical risks of a prostate biopsy.

By Pete Kelly

What Do You Know About Prostate Biopsy?

A prostate biopsy, performed on an outpatient basis, takes about 20 minutes and is used to diagnose or rule out prostate cancer. Here’s what to expect.

By HealthAfter50

Making Sense of Prostate Cancer Tumor Stages

The TNM staging system describes how far prostate cancer has spread and helps determine appropriate treatment options.

By HealthAfter50

Testing for Advanced Prostate Cancer

What kind of tests can help you understand an advanced prostate cancer diagnosis? This slideshow explains your options.

By Yumhee Park

What Is a Gleason Score?

If you have prostate cancer, your Gleason score helps you understand how aggressive the cancer is, and it helps you choose the best treatment.

By HealthAfter50

How Effective Are Prostate Cancer Tests?

There are many tests out there to help diagnose prostate cancer, but it’s not yet clear how useful they are. Here’s what to consider.

By HealthAfter50