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Investigating the prostate specific antigen, body mass index and age relationship: is an age-BMI-adjusted PSA model clinically useful?

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Purpose

Previous studies indicate a possible inverse relationship between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and body mass index (BMI), and a positive relationship between PSA and age. We investigated the associations between age, BMI, PSA, and screen-detected prostate cancer to determine whether an age–BMI-adjusted PSA model would be clinically useful for detecting prostate cancer.

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Cross-sectional analysis nested within the UK ProtecT trial of treatments for...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10552-016-0827-1

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
102432/Z/13/Z
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Name:
Cancer Research UK
Grant:
C18281/A15064
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Name:
National Cancer Research Institute
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
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Volume:
27
Issue:
12
Pages:
1465-1474
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-7225
ISSN:
0957-5243
Pmid:
27830401

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