To see if you are at risk of Prostate Cancer, MBTM does PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) Tests. It is just a finger prick and can tell you on the spot if you are at risk and need to consult a doctor as soon as possible.

Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

Blood is tested for PSA levels, a protein produced by the prostate. High levels may indicate inflammation of the prostate, or even cancer.

Symptoms to look out for:

  • Difficulty urinating
  • Difficulty to start/stop the flow of urine, or the flow starts/stops by itself/ dribbling urine
  • A weak flow of urine, or a pain or burning sensation during urination
  • Need to urinate often, especially at night (nocturnal)
  • Difficulty getting/maintaining an erection
  • Blood in the urine or semen
  • Painful ejaculations
  • Pain in the lower back, hips or upper tighs
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Unexpected weight loss
  • Anaemia
  • Fatigue

How to reduce your risk:

  • Go for regular screening
  • Don’t smoke
  • Don’t Drink
  • Avoid being overweight
  • Exercise for at least 30 min everyday
  • Eat at least 5 portions of fresh vegetables and fruit (in season) daily
  • Drink enough clean safe water

Please click here to download the MBTM Prostate Cancer Self Examination Flyer.

 

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