They offered the laboratory study for the quantification of prostate specific antigen in the blood sample, known as PSA for its acronym in English (prostatic specific antigen).

The study of PSA is an excellent test for screening for the presence and amount of prostate cancer in its early stage. The PSA is a protein found in the blood, produced only by both normal prostate gland as cancer. For cancer cells in the prostate, PSA is often high. No other body tissue can produce this protein. However, an elevated PSA may simply indicate an increase in the size of the prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) or an infection thereof (prostatitis).


    Men over 39 years.

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PSA screening has been a significant increase in the detection of prostate cancer in recent years, and what is best, can detect cancer several years before the onset of symptoms.

It can diagnose prostate cancer at a younger age, when it is more aggressive, especially if the recommendations of oncological societies are followed; ie, it must be made an examination of annual PSA from age 50 and age 40 in individuals with a family history of cancer.

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