#HazloEsteNoviembre: The prostate exam saves lives

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As an appetizer for what will be the month of awareness of Prostate Cancer, remember how humorist Laureano Márquez and actor Guillermo Canache joined the campaign to encourage people to have the digital rectal examinations.

The DRE is the introduction of the index finger of the urologist through the patient’s rectum to feel the back portion of the prostate. This test may not only provide information to the physician about abnormalities in the position of that gland, but also on the size, consistency and sensitivity. It also helps in the diagnosis of prostatic enlargement, prostatitis or suspected prostate cancer.

See the video and remember #HazloEsteNoviembre: