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Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing Decision Aid


This Web site offers information and multimedia tools for male patients who are considering whether to have a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening test. This tool can help men talk with their doctor about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

It is divided into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Why this decision is important
  • About the prostate
  • About PSA test results
  • PSA tests and deaths from prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer treatments
  • Can treatment help you live longer?
  • Making the best decision for you
  • Working with your doctor
  • Medical terms
  • Recommended Web sites
  • Supporting research


Health Dialog Services Corporation

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Health Dialog Services Corporation

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  • Release Date: 02/2010
  • Original Summary: 06/2010
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Last updated: July 07, 2010.