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Early diagnosis and surgical management of prostate cancer.

Abstract:

Prostate cancer is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and Europe. The natural ageing of the population as well as the continued and widespread use of diagnostic tests such as prostate specific antigen (PSA), has led to an increase in the numbers of men diagnosed with localised prostate cancer. Screening to identify organ-confined disease has provoked much public and scientific attention, but remains controversial. Radical prostatectomy is one of the most chall...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Cancer treatment reviews
Volume:
29
Issue:
3
Pages:
151-160
Publication date:
2003-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1967
ISSN:
0305-7372
URN:
uuid:82b1e8c6-f327-4b49-b5bd-073ff18d915a
Source identifiers:
120696
Local pid:
pubs:120696

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