An empirical evaluation of guidelines on prostate-specific antigen velocity in prostate cancer detection.


BACKGROUND The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and American Urological Association guidelines on early detection of prostate cancer recommend biopsy on the basis of high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) velocity, even in the absence of other indications such as an elevated PSA or a positive digital rectal exam (DRE). METHODS To evaluate the current… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djr028

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