Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Every man who has problems with urination should turn to urologist to exclude prostate cancer.
Diagnosis of prostate cancer includes:
- Digital rectal examination
- Blood test for prostate specific antigen (PSA)
- Ultrasound prostate diagnosis
- Computed tomography
- Radioisotope study
- Prostate biopsies , etc.
Rectal finger diagnosis is compulsory research method that can detect cancer at an early stage. This method enables the doctor to determine the state of the prostate gland. Prostate cancer has an asymmetrical shape; it is thick and increased in size.
No less important is the study of a blood test for prostate specific antigen. The concentration of PSA is increasing dramatically when you have prostate cancer. All other methods are used to refine the diagnosis and obtain additional information about the disease stage. However, the final diagnosis is made only after a biopsy. Puncture of the prostate is spend transrektal or from the perineum.