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Mentoring for New Cancer Survivors

Mentoring for new cancer survivors Long-time cancer survivors provide a valuable service in mentoring those who are newly diagnosed. PSA and other tests to monitor slow-growing prostate cancer  Are you undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer? Find out which tests doctors say you should have. Miles for Melanoma A new [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Prostate Exam — A Good First Step when PSA Levels Increase

Prostate Exam — A Good First Step when PSA Levels Increase June 25, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I have had a PSA of 1.2 for many years. Now a year later my PSA is 2.1. Should I be concerned and check further? I am 67 years old. Answer: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Cartoon Takes Aim at Rise in Melanoma Among Young People Many teenagers and sometimes their parents think melanoma won't happen to people under 20, so skin cancer cases in children aren't detected as early as physicians would like. To get the message out to kids of all ages about the importance of skin cancer prevention, Mayo Clinic created a cartoon-style [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer among Middle-Aged Adults

ROCHESTER, Minn — Feb. 4, 2014 — A new Mayo Clinic study found that among middle-aged men and women, 40 to 60 years old, the overall incidence of skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009, according to a study published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [...]

Created by Alyson Gonzalez

PSA: To test or Not: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Jon Tilburt looks at the issue of PSA testing. To listen, click the link below. PSA To Test or Not

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What is PSA

In this Medical Edge segment we ask Mayo Clinic Dr. Jeffrey Karnes, what is PSA? To listen to this podcast episode, click the link below. What is PSA

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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Routine Prostate Size Evaluation Not As Effective in Cancer Screening

New Mayo Clinic research studied the association between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and prostate size and found that routine annual evaluation of prostate growth is not necessarily a predictor for the development of prostate cancer. But the study suggests that if a mans PSA level is rising quickly, a prostate [...]

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Red Wine and PSA

Can red wine lower your PSA count?  In this Medical Edge Radio segment, we pose that question to Mayo Clinic Dr. Jeffrey Karnes. To listen, click the link below. PSA and Red Wine

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