There is significant disagreement about which men should be screened for prostate cancer and when these screenings should begin. Screening all men leads to over-diagnosis and over-treatment of prostate cancer, but preventative screenings can be helpful for some men. Your urologist will help you decide what is right for you.
Watch this video to understand how your urologist may decide if prostate cancer screening is right for you. By considering your risk factors, your urologist will determine if you should be screened and when screenings should begin.
At Urology Associates, P.C., we offer comprehensive care for everything from prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction to kidney stones in Tennessee. To make an appointment with a specialist, call 888-656-0667.