prostate specific antigen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n prostate specific antigen a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland; PSA is produced for the ejaculate where it liquifies the semen and allows sperm cells to swim freely; elevated levels of PSA in blood serum are associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer
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Usage


In news:

Comment on "Risk Profiles and Treatment Patterns Among Men Diagnosed as Having Prostate Cancer and a Prostate-Specific Antigen Level Below 4.0 ng/mL".
Men with a poorer outlook should generally avoid screening with the blood test for prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Doctors were told last month that we should stop doing so many screenings for prostate cancer with the prostate-specific antigen test.
Doctors are speaking out about the latest ruling from the US Preventive Services Task Force, which says men should no longer get prostate-specific antigen testing because the risks outweigh the benefits.
Valley doctor's don't agree with a new federal study on the Prostate Specific Antigen or more commonly known as PSA test that helps identify prostate cancer in men.
Doctors are speaking out about the latest ruling from the US Preventive Service s Task Force, which says men should no longer get prostate-specific antigen testing because the risks outweigh the benefits.
Quanterix Digital Immunoassay for Prostate Specific Antigen Improves Analytical Performance.
EACH year some 30 million American men undergo testing for prostate-specific antigen, an enzyme made by the prostate.
I continue to have Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) tests twice a year.
The American Medical Association voted today to officially express concern over the US Preventative Services Task Force recommendations on mammography and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing.
The US Preventive Services Task Force gave a nearly failing grade for " prostate -specific-antigen" or PSA testing.
Pharmacists can and should play a vital role in educating patients about prostate specific antigen testing and current knowledge about prostate cancer .
I continue to have Prostate-Specific Antigen ( PSA ) tests twice a year.
Pharmacists can and should play a vital role in educating patients about prostate specific antigen testing and current knowledge about prostate cancer.
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