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Free-to-total prostate-specific antigen ratio as a predictor of non-organ-confined prostate cancer (stage pT3).

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether the free-to-total prostate-specific antigen (F/T-PSA) ratio can be used to differentiate between stage pT2 and pT3 prostate cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 176 consecutive patients from the Göteborg Screening Study (median T-PSA 4.2 ng/ml) who underwent radical prostatectomy (without neoadjuvant hormonal therapy) were included in the study. The pT stage was correlated with classical risk factors such as T-PSA and Gleason sum and the impact of the F/T-P...

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10.1080/00365590310001746

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology
Volume:
37
Issue:
6
Pages:
466-470
Publication date:
2003
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EISSN:
1651-2065
ISSN:
0036-5599
URN:
uuid:034fce90-f80b-4853-a01b-ba2e8f4affcd
Source identifiers:
268016
Local pid:
pubs:268016

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