For Prostate Cancer Screening Consult Board Certified Urologist, Dr. Binod K. Sinha at Urology Care of Central New Jersey in Edison NJ.
What are benefits of Prostate Cancer Screening?
Early detection of cancer
Reduces prostate cancer to become serious
Reduces chances to die with the prostate cancer
What is Prostate Cancer – brief overview?
Prostate is a gland in male reproductive system located below the bladder and in front of rectum. It surrounds the urethra (a tube that flow urine out of body). Prostate cancer is the disease in which malignant (cancerous) cells produce in the tissues of the prostate gland.
What are different prostate cancer screening tests?
Below are some tests for early detection of Prostate Cancer screening:
Digital rectum exam (DRE):
It is the exam of the rectum. In is procedure, a Doctor or Nurse inserts a lubricated gloved finger into the rectum to feel the prostate lumps or any other abnormality. The other hand may be used to press on the lower belly or pelvic area.
Prostate-specific antigen test (PSA):
A combination of normal PSA test with digital rectum exam proves very helpful for the screening of Prostate Cancer. A PSA test is recommended after consulting with a Doctor.
What is PSA?
Prostate Specific Antigen is a protein produced by both cancerous cells and non-cancerous cells (benign prostatic hyperplasia) of the prostate gland.
The blood level of PSA is increased with men with prostate cancer. To help with early detection a blood sample is sent to a laboratory for in-depth analysis.
Advantage of PSA test?
The high level of PSA helps with the detection of Prostate Cancer before it spreads to other parts of the body. Early detection can make a huge impact on the treatment of Prostate Cancer.
A prostate cancer gene 3 or PCA3 test is done, in case a patient has high PSA levels but prostate biopsy doesn’t show cancer.
Why Choose Dr. Binod K. Sinha For Prostate Cancer Screening?
Dr. Binod K. Sinha is a Board Certified Urologist with years of experience and has screened thousands of patients for Prostate Cancer. His skilled training gives him the ability to provide insight in treatment and screening of Prostate Cancer.Get the highest quality of care with Dr. Sinha and the rest of the team at Urology Care of Central New Jersey in Edison NJ.
Dr. Sinha uses current technology 3T MRI and Fusion TRUS prostate Biopsy with 4K Blood Test for Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer for last 2 years in his Edison Office.