How prostate cancer is diagnosed

PSA test

A PSA test won’t tell you if you have cancer, but it can help you and your doctors decide whether to have other tests for prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer symptoms and the PSA test

Prostate cancer symptoms and the PSA test

A urologist describes the symptoms of prostate cancer and the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test, and a patient shares his experience.

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A urologist describes the symptoms of prostate cancer and the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test, and a patient shares his experience.

About our cancer information videos

Early (localised) prostate cancer The prostate gland

The prostate gland produces semen and a protein called prostate specific antigen (PSA), needed for ejaculation.

General information What is the PSA test?

The prostate specific antigen (PSA) test is a blood test that measures levels of PSA protein in the blood.