- What is prostate cancer?
- What are the risk factors for prostate cancer?
- Can prostate cancer be prevented?
- Finding prostate cancer early
- What tests can detect prostate cancer early?
- American Cancer Society recommendations for prostate cancer early detection
- If prostate cancer screening test results aren’t normal
- What are the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer?
- Insurance coverage for prostate cancer screening
- Additional resources
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Last Medical Review: 10/17/2014
Last Revised: 01/06/2015