PSA

Alternative Names

Prostate-specific antigen; Prostate cancer screening test 

Definition of PSA

PSA stands for prostate-specific antigen. It is a protein produced by prostate cells.

Review

Scott Miller, MD, Urologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/23/2010

Blood test

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