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Early prostate-specific antigen changes and the diagnosis and prognosis of prostate cancer.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To delineate how recent findings on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) can improve prediction of risk, detection, and prediction of clinical endpoints of prostate cancer (PCa). RECENT FINDINGS: The widely used PSA cut-point of 4.0 ng/ml increasingly appears arbitrary, but no cut-point achieves both high sensitivity and high specificity. The accuracy of detecting PCa can be increased by additional predictive factors and a combinations of markers. Evidence implies that a panel o...

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Botchorishvili, G More by this author
Matikainen, MP More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Current opinion in urology
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
221-226
Publication date:
2009-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6586
ISSN:
0963-0643
URN:
uuid:37bdbafe-bda9-4d04-abd1-fdb56b12b902
Source identifiers:
365920
Local pid:
pubs:365920

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