News tagged with digital rectal exam
(Medical Xpress)—The digital rectal exam is an important screening test that can discover prostate cancer that a prostate-specific antigen or PSA test may not, despite the higher sensitivity of the PSA test, according to ...
Cancer Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Approximately 10-20 percent of prostate cancer patients have a family history of the disease. There are three major factors that are used to evaluate the extent and aggressiveness of prostate cancer, help make treatment decisions, ...
Cancer Oct 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An occasional nuisance men endure to check for prostate cancer, the digital rectal exam may have heightened importance for those who are obese.
Other Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0