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[Isoforms of free prostate-specific antigen]

Abstract:

Detection of prostate-specific antigen remains the mainstay in the early detection of prostate cancer. A problem yet unsolved is the lack of specificity of this organ- but not cancer-specific marker, which generates subsequent, invasive procedures in a high number of patients without detecting prostate cancer. While the separate detection of free PSA and the ratio of free to total PSA has significantly improved specificity while maintaining high sensitivity, the number of patients undergoing ...

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10.1007/s00120-004-0584-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Der Urologe. Ausg. A
Volume:
43
Issue:
6
Pages:
675-679
Publication date:
2004-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1433-0563
ISSN:
0340-2592
URN:
uuid:8adcafcd-2e20-4eaa-aee1-b20f45aa830c
Source identifiers:
365988
Local pid:
pubs:365988

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