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Who should get a digital rectal exam (DRE)?

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Not all medical institutions agree on when men should begin screening (routine testing) for prostate cancer or even if a digital rectal exam (DRE) should be part of the screening.

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 13, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Cancer Society. 

American Urological Association.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 13, 2018

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