May 29, 2014

Prostatic Acid Phosphatase (PAP)

An enzyme produced by the prostate that is elevated (3.0 or higher) in many patients when prostate cancer has spread beyond the prostate.
May 29, 2014

Prostatectomy

The surgical removal of part or all of the prostate gland.
May 29, 2014

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

A blood test that measures a substance manufactured solely by prostate gland cells. An elevated reading indicates an abnormal condition of the prostate gland, either benign […]
May 29, 2014

Prostate Gland

A male gland which supports the urethra and prostatic ducts. It produces a fluid that forms part of semen and is located between the bladder and […]
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