PSA and PSA Screening
This eGuide looks at PSA and PSA Screening. It begins by providing an overview of the incidence of Prostate Cancer. Then PSA screening and the criteria used to assess Prostate Cancer risk. It describes the PSA test and enhancing it and age-related reference ranges. The text is supplemented by clear diagrams of procedures such as transrectal ultrasound and prostatic biopsies and it includes scenarios used to show symptoms and what the cause of them could be. The Guide finishes by looking at PSA in staging and monitoring of treatment response along with a Question and Answer section.
By John M Potter BM, BCh, MA, FRCS (Urol), Consultant Urological Surgeon and Professor Mark Pemberton, Professor in Interventional Oncology at University College London and Associate Professor at Middlesex University, London,