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What is recommended if your prostate-specific antigen level is high?

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If your prostate-specific antigen level is high, your doctor may recommend that you get a prostate biopsy to test for cancer.

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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