How prostate cancer is diagnosed

Tests and scans

Find out about the tests for diagnosing prostate cancer, including the digital rectal examination (DRE) and PSA blood test.

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    Being diagnosed with prostate cancer

    Different tests can be used to help diagnose prostate cancer. You may not need to have all of them.

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    Further tests after diagnosis

    If you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may have further tests to find out more about the size of your cancer and where it is.