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Contribution of a single repeat PSA test to prostate cancer risk assessment: experience from the ProtecT study.

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OBJECTIVE: To examine whether a single repeat prostate-specific antigen (PSA) helps discriminate cancer from non-cancer-related PSA elevation. METHODS: Men aged 50-70 yr (n=54,087) in a multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing treatments for localised prostate cancer were tested. A total of 4102 (7.6%) with an initial PSA in the range of 3-19.9 ng/ml had repeat measurement (median interval: 50 d) followed by prostate biopsy. The decision to biopsy was based on the first PSA level. Th...

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Journal:
European urology
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
777-784
Publication date:
2008-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7560
ISSN:
0302-2838
URN:
uuid:6c296ca6-6bab-4718-9ce9-7b1e346147ca
Source identifiers:
120630
Local pid:
pubs:120630

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