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Prostate cancer early detection

Abstract:

Since the early 1990s when the ACS developed guidelines for the early detection of prostate cancer, many variants of the tPSA assay have been introduced to increase the sensitivity of screening programs (cancer detection) while maintaining specificity (elimination of unnecessary biopsies). Again, the NCCN guidelines recommend how individuals and their physicians can use these new methods rationally for the early detection of prostate cancer. These guidelines are not designed to provide an arg...

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Kawachi, MH More by this author
Bahnson, RR More by this author
Carroll, PR More by this author
Carter, HB More by this author
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Journal:
JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Volume:
5
Issue:
7
Pages:
714-736
Publication date:
2007-08-05
EISSN:
1540-1413
ISSN:
1540-1405
URN:
uuid:b43779fb-9e0f-43f1-b65c-381758a556d3
Source identifiers:
367540
Local pid:
pubs:367540

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