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Prevention and early detection of prostate cancer.

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Prostate cancer is a common malignancy in men and the worldwide burden of this disease is rising. Lifestyle modifications such as smoking cessation, exercise, and weight control offer opportunities to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. Early detection of prostate cancer by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is controversial, but changes in the PSA threshold, frequency of screening, and the use of other biomarkers have the potential to minimise the overdiagnosis associated w...

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Publisher:
Lancet Publishing Group
Journal:
The Lancet. Oncology
Volume:
15
Issue:
11
Pages:
e484-e492
Publication date:
2014-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
URN:
uuid:73e906bc-9b84-46e1-a56e-db0fa87ef6ce
Source identifiers:
485991
Local pid:
pubs:485991
Language:
English

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