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The PROFILE feasibility study: targeted screening of men with a family history of prostate cancer

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Background. A better assessment of individualized prostate cancer (PrCa) risk is needed to improve screening. The use of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level for screening in the general population has limitations and is not currently advocated. Approximately 100 common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been identified that are associated with the risk of developing PrCa. The PROFILE pilot study explored the feasibility of using SNP profiling in men with a f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
AlphaMed Press
Journal:
Oncologist More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
716-722
Publication date:
2016-05-05
Acceptance date:
2016-02-09
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EISSN:
1549-490X
ISSN:
1083-7159
Pmid:
27151655
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:619857
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uuid:5985ee3f-ba82-44cd-9894-a0e866e55da9
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pubs:619857
Source identifiers:
619857
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2017-10-31

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