Patient Education: Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prostate cancer screening plays an important role in cancer detection because it allows the disease to be detected at an early stage, before symptoms appear, making the chances for a successful treatment outcome greater. However, there are some limits in screening for prostate cancer. It is important to note that because the two tests most commonly used in screening are not 100 percent accurate, early testing for prostate cancer can be difficult.

To learn more about prostate cancer screening, view our presentation below.

This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.