New Methods in Prostate Cancer Detection

Dr. Earle Burgess an oncologist from Charlotte, NC discusses prostate cancer, the second most common form of cancer in American men today. He talks about ways of detection with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) measured in a blood test and another important yet underrecognized biomarker called prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) that is measured through a PET scan to see where the cancer has spread in the body and gives the patient and the doctor more information on the patients metastatic prostate cancer.

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