Digital rectal examination should be performed whenever patients present symptoms related to urinary complaints of the lower urinary tract or by increased PSA. In addition, it can be indicated for suspected perineal, inguinal, testicular and rectal diseases.
The Oncotype Dx Test is used to estimate the genomic prostate cancer score. Therefore, it uses several genes that are most expressed in this neoplasm to gauge its biological aggressiveness. The test is done on biopsy.