Prostate Cancer

​The Prostate Cancer Pathway Map provides a flow chart of an evidence-based high level overview of the care prostate cancer patients should receive in Ontario.

Many patients, both with and without prostate cancer, will present with signs or symptoms that may raise the suspicion of cancer. The following guideline may help you determine when to refer a patient for further investigation.

Diagnostic Assessment Program (DAP)

Diagnostic Assessment Programs (DAPs), also known as Diagnostic Assessment Units (DAUs) and Rapid Diagnostic Units (RDUs), focus on providing a rapid assessment and diagnosis for patients with suspicious symptoms or abnormalities. Patients receive a comprehensive assessment, examination and care plan. 


Several different hospitals in Toronto provide diagnostic services for suspicious prostate symptoms. Check the list below for details on the services available at each hospital.


Clinical Trials