Prostate cancer detection in a clinical urological practice by ultrasonography, digital rectal examination and prostate specific antigen.

@article{Cooner1990ProstateCD,
  title={Prostate cancer detection in a clinical urological practice by ultrasonography, digital rectal examination and prostate specific antigen.},
  author={William H. Cooner and Barbra F. Mosley and Charles L. Rutherford and J. Howard Beard and Helen Pond and William J. Terry and Todd C. Igel and Daniel C. Kidd},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1990},
  volume={143 6},
  pages={
          1146-52; discussion 1152-4
        }
}
The prostate cancer detection rate from screening by digital rectal examination and tactilely guided prostate biopsy is approximately 1.7%. Among 1,807 men a detection rate of 14.6% was achieved in a clinical urological practice by physician-conducted prostate ultrasonography, digital rectal examination and determination of serum prostate specific antigen. Results are presented in 5-year increments as well as for the group as a whole. The possible benefit to be derived from an improved… CONTINUE READING
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