Diagnosing

Information about tests (including PSA), scans, symptoms and possible causes of advanced prostate cancer.

  • How advanced prostate cancer is diagnosed

    Advanced prostate cancer can cause different symptoms. It’s important to see your doctor if you have symptoms. They can then arrange tests to find out the cause.

  • Causes and risk factors

    We don't know exactly what causes many cancers. But there are things that can increase your risk of getting cancer. Find out what these might be and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.

Advanced prostate cancer

Dave carries his golf clubs to his car. Dave on diagnosis

'Fortunately the cancer was very low grade and not aggressive, but the initial reaction was terror.'