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Testing in serum for human glandular kallikrein 2, and free and total prostate specific antigen in biannual screening for prostate cancer

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Purpose: We investigated the value of serum measurements for glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2), and free (f) and total (t) prostate specific antigen (PSA) in a second round of biannual screening for prostate cancer. Materials and Methods: In 1995 to 1996, 5,853 of 9,811 randomly selected men in Göteborg, Sweden 50 to 66 years old had PSA measurements. Of 660 men 611 with tPSA 3 ng/ml or greater underwent biopsy and 145 had cancer. All were re-invited 2 years later for PSA testing, and 506 of 596 m...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of Urology
Volume:
170
Issue:
4 I
Pages:
1169-1174
Publication date:
2003-10-01
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ISSN:
0022-5347
URN:
uuid:0b1a7ba7-c0d4-47f9-939a-88cec0511008
Source identifiers:
367555
Local pid:
pubs:367555

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