Information for PSA test for prostate cancer
Information packs have been sent to General Practitioners to assist them in the counselling of men who enquire about testing for prostate cancer. The contents of the information pack for primary care are available as PDFs.
The packs can be ordered by GPs from the Department of Health publication orderline.
Published July 2009
PSA testing in asymptomatic men (reference booklet PDF 398Kb)
Advising men about the PSA test for prostate cancer (summary sheet PDF 158Kb)
PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing for prostate cancer (patient information sheet PDF 116Kb)
PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing for prostate cancer (large print PDF 235Kb)
Published January 2010
PCRMP Guide No 2: PSA testing in asymptomatic men (evidence document) (PDF 670Kb)
Information sheets in other languages
The patient information sheets about PSA testing for prostate cancer are available in the following languages;
A slide presentation based on the information pack has been produced. The aim is to provide health sector workers with slides to use when they are raising awareness of the Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme and giving information about the PSA test.