Improving Screening and Using Active Surveillance to Detect Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a severe disease that can affect men of any age, but elder men are more at risk of developing this form of cancer.

Read about 5 prostate cancer risk factors here.

Detecting prostate cancer has become easier as research and science evolves. New techniques, exams and tests have been used as a way to detect cancer at an early stage. In this video, shared by Cleveland Clinic, learn more about a new study which reports that metastatic prostate cancer cases have been increasing since 2007 and this may be happening somehow due to recommendations against routine screening.

To explain more about it, Eric Klein, MD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, shares some thoughts on how urologists have responded to concerns of false-positive screening test results and overtreatment.

Learn more about 6 treatment options available for prostate cancer. 

Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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