[Attitude of primary care physicians to early detection of prostatic cancer through prostate-specific antigen].

@article{Colom2000AttitudeOP,
  title={[Attitude of primary care physicians to early detection of prostatic cancer through prostate-specific antigen].},
  author={Miquel Oller Colom and S Jim{\'e}nez Navarrete and Antonio Hidalgo Garc{\'i}a and E Calvo Rosa and M M P{\'e}rez Herrera and R M Castellanos Duarte and C I Sim{\'o}n Muela and N Asens Mampel and I Duaso Allu{\'e} and S Gasc{\'o}n Gazulla},
  journal={Atencion primaria},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          323-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To study the attitude of primary care doctors when a high (> or = 4 ng/ml) prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is found and to examine the variables linked to a prostate biopsy and the diagnosis of prostate cancer (PC). DESIGN Descriptive, observational study. SETTING Urban health district. PATIENTS Ninety-four men not previously diagnosed with PC who in 1998 had a PSA figure > or = 4 ng/ml. The list was obtained from the pertinent laboratory. MEASUREMENTS The following variables… CONTINUE READING