Prostate Cancer Screening

by Cathy Parkes July 15, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Prostate Cancer Screening

When screening a patient for prostate cancer, be sure to obtain the PSA (prostate specific antigen) before performing a DRE (digital rectal exam).

Check out our full video & article on prostate cancer, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, prevention, screening, treatment, medication and surgeries; in our Medical-Surgical series.

Prostate cancer, its pathophysiology, treatment, and important patient teaching are covered in our Medical-Surgical flashcards (Immune system), and our video articles follow along with the flashcards!



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