Prostate Cancer: From Screening to Diagnosis to Treatment
January 26, 2014
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men and causes about 36,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Some men, based on ethnicity, occupation, family history and age, are more susceptible. The UT Health Science Center’s Dr. Hitesh Singh talks about the screening, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer in this latest post to HealthConnection.
- What is the likelihood that a man will develop prostate cancer over the course of his lifetime?
- What causes prostate cancer?
- How is prostate cancer detected?
- Why has the PSA test for prostate cancer become controversial?
- What would be the impact if the medical community stopped using the PSA test as a screening tool?
- What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?
- How serious is a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
- How is prostate cancer treated?
- Are there things a man can do to prevent getting prostate cancer?
- What does the future hold for prostate cancer treatment?