The effect of benign lower urinary tract symptoms on subsequent prostate cancer testing and diagnosis.

@article{Weight2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of benign lower urinary tract symptoms on subsequent prostate cancer testing and diagnosis.},
  author={Christopher J. Weight and Simon P Kim and Debra J. Jacobson and Michaela E. McGree and Stephen Anthony Boorjian and Robert Houston Thompson and Bradley C. Leibovich and Robert Jeffrey Karnes and Jennifer St. Sauver},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={1021-7}
}
BACKGROUND Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common and have been associated with the subsequent diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) in population cohorts. OBJECTIVE To determine whether the association between LUTS and PCa is due to the intensity of PCa testing after LUTS diagnosis. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We prospectively followed a… CONTINUE READING