Diagnostic markers of prostate cancer: utility of prostate-specific antigen in diagnosis and staging.

Abstract

The optimal tumor marker for prostate cancer would be effective for early detection, staging, and monitoring patients after definitive treatment. This marker would have a high sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value for distinguishing men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) from men with early prostate cancer. Such a marker would… (More)

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