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Prognostic value of serum markers for prostate cancer.

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The incidence of prostate cancer has increased dramatically during the last 10-15 years and it is now the commonest cancer in males in developed countries. The increase is mainly caused by the increasing use of opportunistic screening or case-finding based on the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing in serum. With this approach, prostate cancer is detected 5-10 years before giving rise to symptoms and on average 17 years before causing the death of the patient. While this has led to...

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10.1080/03008880510030941

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology. Supplementum More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
216
Pages:
64-81
Publication date:
2005-05-01
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EISSN:
1651-2537
ISSN:
0300-8886

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