For men, one of the most dreaded moments could be hearing, “We’re not yet sure, but your PSA is high; you’ll have to come for further tests.” This could start a chain of events which ends in the diagnosis of prostate cancer - including a prostate biopsy, and ending in a major surgery for prostate removal.... NEWS MEDICAL · 5 months
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