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* screening for prostate cancer?
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  insane - 11/06/06 00:20
 
  can anybody pls post what to do?  
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* Re:screening for prostate cancer?
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  us_mle2007 - 11/06/06 00:40
 
  screening is PSA (main) & DRE..once PSA is high you do a biopsy which is confirmatory..  
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* Re:screening for prostate cancer?
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  humerus - 11/06/06 03:50
 
  screening for prostate cancer ---

ages 50-75, do psa with dre.

if family history positive/african american- start at 45 instead of 50.
 
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* Re:screening for prostate cancer?
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  drdeepakkhemka - 11/06/06 04:39
 
  If no risk factor then start at the age of 50 with Digital PR + PSA both.
Now if PSA is more than 4ng then go immediately for Biopsy even if the patient is asymptomatic.
 
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