PSA doubling time as a predictive factor on repeat biopsy for detection of prostate cancer.


OBJECTIVE Detection of prostate cancer needs a biopsy of the prostate. Suspecting cancer from an increase in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) has a high negative rate at an initial prostate biopsy. Cases with negative initial biopsy may be the candidates of subsequent biopsy. For lowering unnecessary repeat biopsy, the use of predictive factors before a… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jjco/hyp091