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Understanding Diagnosis

Detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer
gives you the basics

PSA, DRE, PAP, RTPCR, TRUS, and other diagnostic acronyms
can help you with some important and common technical terms

What on Earth is PIN?
may be useful if you are told you have prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia

Clinical stages of prostate cancer
can help you understand the different "stages" of this disease

Understanding Gleason grading
will help you understand the "grade" of your disease

Understanding and Using Partin Coefficient Tables
can help you to integrate information on your PSA, your Gleason grade,
and your clinical stage in making decisions about your risks

Why there are no easy answers
gives you more of the scoop on just how difficult
it is to make good decisions about prostate cancer

The content in this section of the Phoenix 5 site was originally developed by CoMed Communications (a Vox Medica company) as part of The Prostate Cancer InfoLink. It is reproduced here with the permission of Vox Medica.

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