You usually start by seeing your GP. They ask you about your general health and symptoms. They might examine your prostate gland and ask you to have a blood test.
Your doctor then decides whether to refer you to a specialist.
Your GP will ask about your general health and any urinary symptoms you may have. They may also do some general tests and examine your prostate gland.
Your GP should arrange for you to see a prostate cancer specialist if you have symptoms that could be due to prostate cancer.
There ins't a national screening programme for prostate cancer because we don’t have a reliable enough test that can pick up prostate cancer at an early stage.
You have a number of tests to check for prostate cancer. This includes a digital rectal examination, a PSA blood test, biopsy and scans.