PSA density improves prediction of prostate cancer.

  title={PSA density improves prediction of prostate cancer.},
  author={Ashok Verma and Jennifer St Onge and Kam Dhillon and Anita Chorneyko},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  volume={21 3},
INTRODUCTION Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and the digital rectal exam (DRE) have moderate sensitivity but low specificity for cancer diagnosis, potentially causing unnecessary treatment complications with prostate biopsy. Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) to evaluate prostate size and calculate PSA density can improve the specificity of PSA in predicting… CONTINUE READING