Diagnosing

Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of early (localised) prostate cancer.

  • How prostate cancer is diagnosed

    Men who have symptoms will usually begin by seeing their GP. They will examine you and ask you about your general health. If your doctor wants to find out more they might organise some tests.

  • Causes and risk factors

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

Prostate cancer symptoms and the PSA test

Urologist Shiv Bhanot describes the symptoms of prostate cancer and explains the PSA test (prostate-specific antigen test).

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Prostate cancer symptoms and the PSA test

Urologist Shiv Bhanot describes the symptoms of prostate cancer and explains the PSA test (prostate-specific antigen test).

About our cancer information videos