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At Dignity Health, we combine the latest diagnostic technology with the expertise of our physicians. Our goal is a precise and accurate diagnosis, so we can plan the most effective course of treatment.
Your doctor will begin the diagnosis by conducting a thorough physical exam and asking you about your symptoms and medical history. Be sure to be honest about what you are experiencing—your report of symptoms will help your doctor make the diagnosis.
Sometimes, doctors detect an abnormality during one of the routine prostate cancer screening tests. Screening test include:
If your doctor found an abnormality during DRE or PSA test, then he or she may order other tests, including: