Cancer of the Prostate

This does not cause symptoms in the early stage of the disease. It is detected by:

PSA

(PROSTATE Specific Antigen) testing. This is a normal substance produced by the prostate. It is elevated with most diseases of the prostate including;

- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Prostatitis
- Urinary tract infection
- Cancer of the prostate

Digital Rectal Examination

(DRE) The prostate is felt or palpated via the rectum. Cancer causes a hard (indurated) area or nodule in the prostate.