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Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer
Dr. Agarwal Sharmila
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The diagnosis of Prostate Cancer is done with the help of the Physical examination, Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) and Biomarker Test.

There are various stages in Prostate Cancer like early stage Advance stage (1 to 4). It is diagnosed through various tests starting with Physical examination, Digital rectal examination (DRE), Biomarker test, PCA3 test for further examination, Transrectal ultrasound and Biopsy.


Dr. Agarwal Sharmila

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Agarwal Sharmila is one of the best radiation oncologist and cancer specialist at Jaslok Hospital in Peddar Road, Mumbai. She is specialized in stereotactic radiotherapy, brachytherapy and therapy simulator and has rich experience in these fields. She completed MBBS from Osmania University in 1988 and MD in Radiotherapy from Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh in 1993.
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