What is prostate psa?

Answer PSA tests are part of the routine medical monitoring that men receive beginning at approximately age 50. The results of PSA testing are significant in monitoring prostate health, primarily to detec... Read More »

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What is normal prostate psa?

Prostate specific antigen is a hormone that is produced only in the prostate gland. The level of PSA can be checked through a routine blood test. Doctor's may order this test as a preventative me... Read More »

What is the normal size of a prostate?

The prostate gland is shaped like a walnut and has average measurements of 1.6 inches in length, 1 inch in width and 1.2 inches high, according to Master's Mens Clinic. The prostate typically weigh... Read More »

What is the definition of prostate cancer?

The prostate is a gland in males that is located just below the bladder. In the initial stages, prostate cancer does not exhibit any discernable symptoms, which makes it hard to diagnose until it h... Read More »

What is the survival rate for prostate cancer?

According to MayoClinic, the overall five-year survival rate for prostate cancer is 98 percent. Of all men diagnosed with prostate cancer, 98 of every 100 were living five years after diagnosis. Co... Read More »