Operational Medicine 2001, Health
Care in Military Settings, NAVMED P-5139, May 1, 2001, Bureau
of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, 2300 E Street NW, Washington,
The PSA is used to screen for prostate cancer, and to follow the
effectiveness of treatment of prostate cancer.
- Large increases are seen in prostate cancer.
- Moderate increases are seen in benign prostatic hypertrophy.
- Mild increases are seen following prostate examination, and
occasionally in normal individuals.
|Men < Age 40
|Men > Age 40
*These are general values taken from a variety of
sources. The actual normal values may vary from lab to lab and from one
type of testing protocol to another.