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PSA tests can show high levels of PSA that aren't caused by cancer (called a false-positive). This means you may need more tests to check for prostate cancer.
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRichard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine
Current as ofAugust 20, 2015
Current as of:
August 20, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH - Internal Medicine
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