[Prostate cancer screening using prostate specific antigen (PSA) in Tokatsu Hospital--examination of lost-to-followup cases].

Abstract

We studied the usefulness of prostate cancer screening using prostate specific antigen (PSA) and PSA density (PSAD). In the first year of this screening (1995), we detected prostate cancer in 11 out of 550 (1.7%) subjects. Only 33 of the 47 (70%) subjects whose PSA values were greater than the cut-off value could be followed the following year. The… (More)

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