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Attention One in 10 Jamaican men develop prostate cancer

Attention One in 10 Jamaican men develop prostate cancer


 How the test is done , a gloved finger into the rectum which is not painful but maybe a little uncomfortable because you are not used to having a finger inserted. The doctor is able to palpate the surface of the prostate and make a decision,when the examination is completed the client is sent to do a blood test at the laboratory and this is where the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test is done.

The normal range at the lab is zero to four Nano grams per deciliter, anything over four raises a suspicion and for those men, they would go further to do the rectal ultrasound and the biopsy.

The biopsy is the only way of telling what's happening in the prostate. The biopsy would give you the diagnosis of prostate cancer and give you a score that you can work with as to how severe the problem is," the urologist stated.

Prostatectomy, where the entire prostate is taken out.  it's a major operation and that recovery usually goes well, though there might be complications such as bleeding a