This section has information about the tests used to diagnose prostate cancer such as the PSA test, digital rectal examinations (DRE)biopsies and MRI, CT, or bone scans. There's also information about what to do if your GP won't give you a PSA test.

You can also find out more about what your diagnosis means, your Gleason score, your stage and your outlook.

At the GP surgery

Information about going to the GP and having a PSA test and digital rectal examination (DRE).

The PSA test

Learn how the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test can help to diagnose prostate problems, the pros and cons of the test, what the results mean, and what might happen afterwards.

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What tests will I have at the hospital?

Information about having a prostate biopsy, scans, and other tests to diagnose prostate cancer.

Getting your results

Information about getting diagnosed with prostate cancer and localised, locally advanced and advanced prostate cancer.

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Getting support

Information about where to get support if you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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Localised prostate cancer

Information about localised prostate cancer, treatment options and your outlook.

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Locally advanced prostate cancer

Information about locally advanced prostate cancer, treatment options and your outlook.

Advanced prostate cancer

Information about advanced prostate cancer, treatment options and your outlook.