Comparison of serum prostate-specific antigen levels and PSA density in African-American, white, and Hispanic men without prostate cancer.

@article{Abdalla1998ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of serum prostate-specific antigen levels and PSA density in African-American, white, and Hispanic men without prostate cancer.},
  author={Ibrahim Elimam Abdalla and Paul L. Ray and Veronica Ray and Florin Vaida and Sethu Vijayakumar},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1998},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={
          300-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the influence of race or ethnicity on serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels and PSA density (PSAD) in a population of healthy men without clinically evident prostate cancer. METHODS This retrospective study was conducted between January 1988 and January 1993. The serum PSA levels were measured in 859 men (586 African Americans, 142 whites, and 131 Hispanics) who were participants in a prostate cancer screening program or had urinary symptoms suggestive of… CONTINUE READING
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