Circulating neuroendocrine markers in patients with prostate carcinoma.

  title={Circulating neuroendocrine markers in patients with prostate carcinoma.},
  author={Alfredo Berruti and Luigi Dogliotti and Alessandra Mosca and Maurizio Bellina and Mauro Mari and Mirella Torta and Roberto Tarabuzzi and Enrico Bollito and Dario Fontana and Alberto Angeli},
  volume={88 11},
BACKGROUND Circulating neuroendocrine markers were measured in patients with prostate carcinoma (PC), prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN), and benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) with the goal to: 1) evaluate the differences in the expression of these markers in patients with benign, premalignant, and primary or metastatic PC; 2) evaluate their prognostic significance; 3) compare values in patients with hormone-naive and hormone-refractory disease; and 4) assess changes after androgen… CONTINUE READING


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