[General features and strategy in the diagnosis of prostatic carcinoma].

@article{Stoffel1999GeneralFA,
  title={[General features and strategy in the diagnosis of prostatic carcinoma].},
  author={F. Stoffel and Tc Gasser},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  year={1999},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={
          657-63
        }
}
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men as well as the second leading cause of cancer death. Age, family history and race are proved risk factors for developing a PCa. Prostate specific antigen (PSA) in combination with the digital rectal examination (DRE) has proven to be an essential element in early prostate cancer detection. Enthusiasm for using transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) alone to identify early prostate cancer has not been demonstrated with longer follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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