"Prostate-Specific Antigen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
- Prostate-Specific Antigen
- gamma Seminoprotein
- Prostate Specific Antigen
- hK3 Kallikrein
- Kallikrein, hK3
- Kallikrein hK3
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prostate-Specific Antigen" by people in Profiles.
Substantial tumor regression in prostate cancer patient with extensive skeletal metastases upon Immunotherapy (APCEDEN): A case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Feb; 99(8):e18889.
Follow-up of Prostatectomy versus Observation for Early Prostate Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2017 07 13; 377(2):132-142.
Predictors of prostate cancer screening using Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use. Urol Oncol. 2016 12; 34(12):529.e9-529.e14.
An analysis of the association between prostate cancer risk loci, PSA levels, disease aggressiveness and disease-specific mortality. Br J Cancer. 2015 Jun 30; 113(1):166-72.
Magnetic resonance imaging-targeted vs. conventional transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: single-institution, matched cohort comparison. Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar; 33(3):109.e1-6.
Prostate cancer: Could sensitive PSA assays expedite salvage radiotherapy? Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):14-5.
Piperine, a Bioactive Component of Pepper Spice Exerts Therapeutic Effects on Androgen Dependent and Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer Cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(6):e65889.
Interlaboratory study on differential analysis of protein glycosylation by mass spectrometry: the ABRF glycoprotein research multi-institutional study 2012. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2013 Oct; 12(10):2935-51.
Many young men with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screen-detected prostate cancers may be candidates for active surveillance. BJU Int. 2013 May; 111(6):934-40.
Radical prostatectomy versus observation for localized prostate cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 19; 367(3):203-13.