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Digital rectal examination for prostate cancer by GPs 'unnecessary', finds study


Totally agree and they are going to be examined in great detail in secondary care so I rarely do them. However, the other day a colleague who does felt a nodule in a man with symptoms but a low PSA and they found a cancer. The exception that proves the rule?

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12 Jun 2018

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