The prostate is a small structure that makes up part of a man’s reproductive system. It wraps around the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body. Prostate cancer starts in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in men over 75.
The PSA blood test is often done to screen men for prostate cancer. Because of PSA testing, most prostate cancers are now found before they cause any symptoms. A biopsy is required to tell if you have prostate cancer.
We may recommend a prostate biopsy if:
Treatment options depend on several factors, including the individual’s Gleason score and overall health.
For early-stage prostate cancer, this may include:
At MAUA we are experts on the subject of prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Please contact us if you have any questions or want to know more about our various treatment options and schedule a consultation.