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Clinical value of human glandular kallikrein 2 and free and total prostate-specific antigen in serum from a population of men with prostate-specific antigen levels 3.0 ng/mL or greater.

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate the clinical value of human glandular kallikrein 2 (hK2) compared with free (f) and total (t) prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the early detection of prostate cancer (PCa). METHODS: In PCa screening conducted in 1995 to 1996 in Göteborg, Sweden, 5853 of 9811 randomly selected men (aged 50 to 66 years; median 61) accepted PSA testing; those with tPSA levels of 3. 0 ng/mL or greater were offered digital rectal examination, transrectal ultrasound, and sextant biopsie...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Urology More from this journal
Volume:
55
Issue:
5
Pages:
694-699
Publication date:
2000-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1527-9995
ISSN:
0090-4295
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:366053
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uuid:f6d5c26e-39f1-4d76-9925-b0bdc3bbe05d
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pubs:366053
Source identifiers:
366053
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2013-11-16

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