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The PCPT trial

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The PCPT trial is the first phase III trial with the principal objective of examining the hypothesis that the use of chemoprevention could prevent the development of prostate cancer. This is a large scale randomised clinical trial comparing finasteride (5-α reductase inhibitor) to placebo. A total of 18,882 men aged 55 years old or above with unremarkable rectal examination and serum PSA below 3 ng/ml were randomised between daily treatment with 5 mg of finasteride or placebo for 7 years. The...

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Journal:
Progres en Urologie
Volume:
18
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Pages:
40-43
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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ISSN:
1166-7087
URN:
uuid:32d0a80c-2cee-4ef3-8464-f3774330a3f2
Source identifiers:
120996
Local pid:
pubs:120996
Language:
French
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