Intraprostatic inflammation is positively associated with serum PSA in men with PSA <4 ng ml−1, normal DRE and negative for prostate cancer

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Background:Biopsies performed for elevated serum PSA often show inflammatory infiltrates. However, the influence of intraprostatic inflammation on serum PSA in men without biopsy indication and negative for prostate cancer has not been described in detail.Methods:We studied 224 men in the placebo arm of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) who… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/pcan.2015.19

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@article{Umbehr2015IntraprostaticII, title={Intraprostatic inflammation is positively associated with serum PSA in men with PSA <4 ng ml−1, normal DRE and negative for prostate cancer}, author={Martin H Umbehr and Busra Gurel and Teemu J Murtola and Stephen Sutcliffe and Sarah B. Peskoe and Cathy M Tangen and P J Goodman and I. M. Thompson and Scott M. Lippman and M. Scott Lucia and Howard L. Parnes and Charles G. Drake and William Nelson and Angelo M. De Marzo and E A Platz}, journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Disease}, year={2015}, volume={18}, pages={264-269} }