- Prostate-specific antigen (PSA): is a substance produced by the prostate gland. Elevated PSA levels may indicate prostate cancer, a noncancerous condition such as prostatitis, or an enlarged prostate.
- Biomarkers: short for biological markers, are the measures used to perform a clinical assessment- examples include blood pressure or PSA levels, that are used to monitor and predict patient’s health status
This week Dr. Samadi's Prostate Cancer Center announced that it is now offering a range of genetic tests that will assess a patient’s risk for prostate cancer (PC), as well as, more effectively diagnosis disease, both pre-biopsy and post-biopsy. Background Terminology: