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Digital Rectal Examinations

Taxonomy Code: LF-4900.1500-290

Programs that offer the screening procedure for the early detection of prostate cancer or other abnormalities which involves a manual examination of the rectal area. During a DRE, the doctor inserts a lubricated, gloved finger into the patient's rectum to feel for lumps, enlargements, or areas of hardness that might indicate prostate cancer. A digital rectal examination is recommended annually for men older than age 40.

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