Imaging in the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer.

@article{Taneja2004ImagingIT,
  title={Imaging in the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer.},
  author={Samir S. Taneja},
  journal={Reviews in urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={101-13}
}
The current diagnosis and management of prostate cancer is largely based on the use of serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and pathologic risk factors such as Gleason score and clinical stage. The use of serum PSA in clinical practice has resulted in significant stage migration and, as such, imaging modalities historically utilized to stage prostate cancer are no longer able to reliably identify the small amounts of prostate cancer most often found at presentation. Molecular imaging… CONTINUE READING