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.

  • Tests and scans

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

  • PSA test

    A PSA test can help you and your doctors decide whether to have other tests for prostate cancer.