Markers for Detection of Prostate Cancer
AbstractEarly detection of prostate cancer is problematic, not just because of uncertainly whether a diagnosis will benefit an individual patient, but also as a result of the imprecise and invasive nature of establishing a diagnosis by biopsy. Despite its low sensitivity and specificity for identifying patients harbouring prostate cancer, serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) has become established as the most reliable and widely-used diagnostic marker for this condition. In its wake, many other markers have been described and evaluated. This review focuses on the supporting evidence for the most prominent of these for detection and also for predicting outcome in prostate cancer. View Full-Text
Share & Cite This Article
Clarke, R.A.; Schirra, H.J.; Catto, J.W.; Lavin, M.F.; Gardiner, R.A. Markers for Detection of Prostate Cancer. Cancers 2010, 2, 1125-1154.
Clarke RA, Schirra HJ, Catto JW, Lavin MF, Gardiner RA. Markers for Detection of Prostate Cancer. Cancers. 2010; 2(2):1125-1154.Chicago/Turabian Style
Clarke, Raymond A.; Schirra, Horst J.; Catto, James W.; Lavin, Martin F.; Gardiner, Robert A. 2010. "Markers for Detection of Prostate Cancer." Cancers 2, no. 2: 1125-1154.