When does prostate cancer develop? As the cells in the prostate gland begin to grow rapidly, it develops cancer. The prostate gland in a male body part. Its primary function is to generate fluids found in sperm. Prostate cancer is a very slow-growing cancer. More than half of the men die due to other conditions before they pose any type of threat. But sometimes, prostate cancer is very aggressive and spreads through the body like a wildfire. Many of them end up spreading outside the prostate gland, resulting in a fatality. The chances of surviving Prostate cancer have increased very much because of early identification and customized therapy. What is PSA? PSA, also known as prostate-specific antigen, is a protein generated by the standard and cancerous cells in the prostate gland. The PSA Test- Total Prostate-Specific Antigen Test defines the amount of PSA present in a man’s blood. Our Phlebotomist collects the blood sample and delivers it to the labs. According to our research, PSA levels in the blood always come high in people with prostate cancer. PSA levels in the blood are not defined between normal and abnormal ranges, and these ranges tend to change with time in a person. PSA is a test only for males, which helps the doctors understand how bad the disease is in humans.
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PSA test is ranged from 1.0 to 1.5 ng/ml normally. A PSA score is considered to be abnormal if it rises more than 0.35 ng/ml in a single year.
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels if elevated can be a sign of prostate cancer. Other than cancer, it can also be prostate enlargement and inflammation.
Normal PSA levels for men: