Prostate cancer affects one out of every seven men. It’s second only to skin cancer as the most common type of cancer among men, both in Los Angeles and across the country.
The best way to detect prostate cancer early is to get a yearly physical, including a rectal exam, and to take a baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test when you turn 50. However, PSA tests can be controversial because they have a high percentage of false positives. Also, elevated PSA levels don’t always mean that you need an immediate biopsy.
If your urologist or primary care doctor in Los Angeles detects elevated PSA levels, you have some options:
If you notice any of these symptoms of advanced prostate cancer, make an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible:
If you have any questions regarding symptoms of prostate cancer please don’t hesitate to call our Las Vegas-based cancer center at 702-233-2200 today to speak with one of our cancer specialists or to schedule an appointment.
If you have already been diagnosed with prostate cancer, call our center immediately to set up an appointment so that we can discuss all of your radiation treatment options, including CyberKnife treatments. If radiosurgery at a Las Vegas cancer center sounds like it might be the right treatment for you, schedule your consultation today.
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