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Trace Elements of Expressed Prostatic Secretions as a Source for Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer

@inproceedings{Zaichick2018TraceEO,
  title={Trace Elements of Expressed Prostatic Secretions as a Source for Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer},
  author={V. Zaichick and S. Zaichick},
  year={2018}
}
  • V. Zaichick, S. Zaichick
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Background: Prostate cancer (PCa) is an internationally important health problem of the man, particularly in developed countries. The aim of this exploratory study was to evaluate whether significant changes in the levels of zinc (Zn) and some other trace elements of prostatic fluid exist in the malignantly transformed prostate. Methods: Prostatic fluid levels of Br, Fe, Rb, Sr, and Zn were prospectively evaluated in 24 patients with PCa and 38 healthy male inhabitants. Measurements were… CONTINUE READING
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