Published: Sept. 4, 2007
Updated: Apr. 26, 2012
Listen to how PSA can help in the prevention and diagnosis of prostate cancer
For men, prostate cancer should be of concern well before the golden years of retirement, as early detection of red flags can help to avoid the disease altogether.
Listen to this podcast taken from an XM Satellite Radio broadcast to hear from Judd Moul, MD, chief of the Duke Division of Urologic Surgery and director of the Duke Prostate Center, about how PSA can help in the prevention and diagnosis of prostate cancer.
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Recent advances in early detection allow men who are in their 40s to take a blood test called PSA -- prostate-specific antigen -- and establish a current baseline for future health.
“The latest news is that we’re really using PSA changes over time to help better predict prostate cancer,” says Moul.