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What to do with the PSA results?

What to do with PSA results for prostate cancer screening?
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PSA results should be interpreted based on the risk of the patient.

The infographic below is the flow of management depending on the risk of the patient and the level of PSA results. You can click or zoom in to magnify the image to learn about:

  1. Risk assessment
  2. PSA level
  3. Next step of action
  4. When to stop screening.

First, the assessment starts with family history to categorise patients’ risk group. Then, the PSA value should be interpreted differently based on the risk group. The management plans for patients follow different PSA values for average risk vs moderate/high risk.

NOTE:
Zoom in to magnify the image.
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