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A four-kallikrein panel for the prediction of repeat prostate biopsy: data from the European Randomized Study of Prostate Cancer screening in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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BACKGROUND: Most men with elevated levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) do not have prostate cancer, leading to a large number of unnecessary biopsies. A statistical model based on a panel of four kallikreins has been shown to predict the outcome of a first prostate biopsy. In this study, we apply the model to an independent data set of men with previous negative biopsy but persistently elevated PSA. METHODS: The study cohort consisted of 925 men with a previous negative prostate biopsy...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6605815

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Roobol, MJ More by this author
Savage, CJ More by this author
Peltola, M More by this author
Pettersson, K More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
103
Issue:
5
Pages:
708-714
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:8ea05ed9-6bb0-402c-b8b2-a548498677cd
Source identifiers:
365893
Local pid:
pubs:365893

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