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BACKGROUND To determine the frequency of primary circulating prostate cells (CPC) detection according to age and serum PSA levels in a cohort of men undergoing screening for prostate cancer and to(More)
OBJECTIVES Surgical manipulation of cancer has been shown to increase blood borne cancer cell dissemination and increase the risk of metastasis. We present the effect of prostate biopsy on prostate(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is predominately a disease of older men, with a median age of diagnosis of 68 years and 71% of cancer deaths occurring in those over 75 years of age. While prostate cancer(More)
INTRODUCTION The limitations of total serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level values remain problematic. Nomograms may improve the predictive value of a positive prostate biopsy (PB) finding. We(More)
BACKGROUND Combining risk factors for prostate cancer into a predictive tool may improve the detection of prostate cancer while decreasing the number of benign biopsies. We compare one such tool, age(More)