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Health After 50 Prostate Disorders PSA Test

The PSA test is used to measure Prostate Specific Antigen, one of the main indicators used when diagnosing prostate cancer. But the PSA Test is not perfect; there can be many other reasons for an elevated PSA level besides prostate cancer. This PSA Test area will explain the PSA test in detail, and also keep you abreast of the latest new developments and techniques emerging to refine the PSA test.

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PSA Testing Presentation

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D., professor of urology at Johns Hopkins discusses prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and prostate cancer screening. View and listen to the PSA Testing Presentation

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    A helpful note to our readers: The correct spelling of this male gland is PROSTATE. There is no letter R. Here are some common misspellings to watch out for when you are searching for reliable information online: prostRate, (prostrate means to lie face down, it does not refer to the body part), prostRate disorders, prostRate cancer, prostRate disease, enlarged prostRate, prostRate treatment, prostRatitis, and so forth. All of these are incorrect spellings. We hope this helps you avoid confusion.


    All the articles in the Prostate area are derived from our monthly newsletter, Johns Hopkins Health After 50, our quarterly Johns Hopkins Prostate Bulletin, and our annual Johns Hopkins White Paper: Prostate. All of these publications are authored by the specialists at the Johns Hopkins James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute.



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    This all-in-one comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about your prostate -- what it is, what it does, and what problems can develop, such as prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), and prostate cancer. You'll learn key facts about prostate health, discover prostate treatments you never knew existed, and understand what your options are if you're ever diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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