Items Tagged ‘prostate exam’

Ask the Doctors - Do I really need a PSA test?

April 17, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Do I really need a PSA test?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: I’m a 45-year-old man. Do I really need a PSA test every year? The short answer: Only in certain situations.  Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of  cancer death among men, and in an effort to spot it early, doctors have long used the PSA test to measure prostate specific antigen, or PSA, […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, men's health, prostate cancer risks, prostate exam, prostate gland, prostate MRI, PSA level, psa test

December 26, 2017

How to encourage men to see the doctor

By uclahealth uclahealth

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are less likely than women to see a doctor on a regular basis. But neglecting one’s health and missing important screenings can result in bigger health problems. So how can women help make sure their male counterparts receive wellness checkups? Here are a few tips. […]

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Tags: blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, colonoscopy, men's health, preventative care, prostate exam, UCLA Men's Health Clinic, urologists at ucla, urology