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Overview: When prostate cancer is diagnosed early, the chance of survival five years later is almost 100 percent. In this podcast, urologist Dr. Michael Naslund explains how prostate cancer is diagnosed, who should be screened, how often, and at what age screening should begin.
Dr. Naslund is head of the Division of Urology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In this interview with Ellen Beth Levitt, Dr. Naslund explains the role of prostate specific antigen, known as PSA, and what different PSA levels mean.
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