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Any man can make an appointment with their GP to discuss having the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test.
This summary information sheet is for GPs to give to asymptomatic men aged 50 and over who proactively raise the issue of PSA testing.
It sets out the role of the PSA test in testing for prostate cancer. It gives men concise, clear and balanced information on the potential benefits and risks of having the test.
The summary information sheet for asymptomatic men aged 50 and over is being updated as part of the publication of the revised Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme (PCRMP) information in March 2016