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Are there alternatives to prostate-specific antigen testing?

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There are some other tests that may help you and your health care provider determine if you need a biopsy. You should know that doctors do not always agree on how to use or analyze the results of these additional tests.

SOURCES: 

New England Journal Of Medicine.

American Urological Association. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Cancer Society. 

News release, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

SOURCES: 

New England Journal Of Medicine.

American Urological Association. 

National Cancer Institute. 

American Cancer Society. 

News release, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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