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Prostate Testing Walnut Creek CA

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Prostate Screening Locations in Walnut Creek, CA

Quest Diagnostics

108 La Casa Via
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

112 La Casa Via (Ste 125)
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

120 La Casa Via (Ste 101)
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

1218 Rossmoor Pkwy
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

1220 Rossmoor Parkway
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

1450 Treat Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129

LabCorp

500 Lennon Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
  (925) 239-4129
Lab Tests (A-Z)
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA)
$39

Measures the level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) to evaluate prostate function in men age 40 and older

Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), Free:Total Ratio
$75

Measures the level of freely circulating prostate-specific antigen (PSA) to evaluate prostate function in men age 40 and older

Prostate Test Labs in Walnut Creek, California

Prostate testing is a very important element of preventive healthcare in men as they reach middle age and beyond. That's because risk of prostate problems, including prostate cancers, increases with age. So if you are in your 40s or 50s and haven't had prostate PSA level testing yet, it's probably time to make an appointment with a lab-testing center for a prostate test near Walnut Creek, CA.

Why is it so important for men to have prostate tests?

Because an annual prostate test near Walnut Creek, CA can potentially save your life, providing early warning for prostate cancer. Men are more frequently affected by this form of cancer than any other, aside from skin cancer. When it is caught early, before it has time to spread, prostate cancer can be treated quite successfully. In fact, according to American Cancer Society statistics, early-stage prostate cancer has a 5-year survival rate of 100 percent, as compared to a 29 percent rate once the cancer has had time to spread.

So what, exactly, is involved in prostate cancer testing?

Standard prostate cancer screening is done with a simple blood test, called the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test. It measures levels of PSA a protein made by the prostate gland in the blood. If you have high levels of PSA, the cause may be a condition like prostatitis or enlarged prostate, but high PSA can also be a sign of a cancerous prostate. For that reason, if you have a prostate test near Walnut Creek, CA and receive results showing high PSA levels, it is important to follow up with a visit to your doctor, who may wish to send you for a prostate biopsy to rule out prostate cancer.


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