Sperling Prostate Center

Month: May 2024

Lifesaving PSA – Does It or Doesn’t It?

How Effective is the PSA Test? - Sperling Prostate Center
Does PSA screening reduce PCa mortality, or doesn’t it? We know that PSA is not specific for cancer, since many prostate conditions can cause a rise in PSA blood levels. We also know that an elevated PSA can lead to a conventional TRUS-guided biopsy, and that such biopsies can either miss PCa (30% rate of false negatives), or overdetect insignificant PCa... keep reading
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