No. These tests are generally not used to diagnose prostate cancer. If cancer is detected and it appears to be advanced, a bone scan may be done to rule out metastasis.
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In Alberta, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. When detected early, prostate cancer is one of the most successfully treated types of cancer.
The staff and volunteers at the Prostate Cancer Centre are dedicated to educating men about the importance of early detection.