Diagnosing prostate cancer - what GPs need to know.

  title={Diagnosing prostate cancer - what GPs need to know.},
  author={Mark Frydenberg and Sanjiva S Wijesinha},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={36 5},
BACKGROUND The symptoms and signs of prostate cancer usually manifest after it is too late to 'cure' the condition. General practitioners are ideally suited to diagnose this disease early and need to know the latest information about how best to identify and advise patients. OBJECTIVE This article describes the latest information about the natural history and detection of one of the commonest cancers in Australian men. DISCUSSION Prostate cancer rarely causes symptoms in the early stage and… CONTINUE READING