Galectin-3: a possible complementary marker to the PSA blood test

@inproceedings{Balan2013Galectin3AP,
  title={Galectin-3: a possible complementary marker to the PSA blood test},
  author={Vitaly Balan and Yi Wang and Pratima Nangia-Makker and Dhonghyo Kho and Madhuri Bajaj and Daryn W. Smith and Lance K. Heilbrun and Avraham Raz and Elisabeth Heath},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2013}
}
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test has served as a blood marker of prostate cancer (PCa), and for monitoring recurrence/metastasis in patients after therapeutic intervention. However, the applicability/reliability of the PSA test was recently questioned as it is not without challenges, in particular in men who have PCa without an elevated PSA (false… CONTINUE READING