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Prostate Assessment Pathway

Saskatchewan has a new pathway to assess and support men in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Urologists, other health care providers and patients have been involved in developing the Photo of nurses.pathway, which will provide information and support to both patients and their families.

The pathway includes a standardized patient care process and development of prostate assessment centres in both Regina and Saskatoon. Primary care providers can refer patients directly to either centre, where nurse navigators will help support patients, provide information on tests and treatment options, and facilitate patients' journey from assessment to diagnosis and treatment.

Patient Information

The following links provide some basic information about prostate cancer. You and your doctor should discuss whether assessment for prostate cancer is appropriate for you at this time.

What is Prostate Cancer?

multimedia presentation Understanding Prostate Cancer
Multimedia presentation (23 minutes) on prostate basics, prostate cancer risk factors, screening, diagnosis, cancer stages and treatment options.

What Causes Prostate Cancer?

Can Prostate Cancer be Prevented?

Prevention – Patient Information

What Reduces My Risk?

What Increases My Risk?

What Are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?

When Should I Call my Doctor?

What is Early Detection?

What is Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)?

Should I Have a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test to Screen for Prostate Cancer?

More Prostate Information

Headphone graphic  The multimedia presentations are best viewed with the sound on your device turned on.

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