[Current role of PSA and other markers in the diagnosis of prostate cancer].

@article{Veiga2006CurrentRO,
  title={[Current role of PSA and other markers in the diagnosis of prostate cancer].},
  author={Francisco G{\'o}mez Veiga and J Ponce Reixa and Alfonso Barbagelata L{\'o}pez and Enrique Fern{\'a}ndez Rosado and Marcelino Gonz{\'a}lez Mart{\'i}n},
  journal={Archivos espanoles de urologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 10},
  pages={1069-82}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the current role of PSA as a diagnostic method for prostate cancer, as well as to analyze possible new markers. METHODS We perform a bibliographic review for PSA, and its molecular forms, as a marker to define the presence of prostate cancer. We review the factors related to PSA modifications, predictive models, or the current controversies about the usefulness of its cutpoint to define the risk of prostate cancer or the marker itself. We analyze possible new markers… CONTINUE READING

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