Citation:Mäkinen T, Tammela TL, Hakama M, Stenman UH, Rannikko S, Aro J, et al 2001

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Mäkinen T, Tammela TL, Hakama M, Stenman UH, Rannikko S, Aro J, et al. Prostate cancer screening within a prostate specific antigen range of 3 to 3.9 ng./ml.: a comparison of digital rectal examination and free prostate specific antigen as supplemental screening tests. J Urol 2001 Oct;166(4):1339-42 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11547069.



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For men without a prostate cancer diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate prostate cancer, does measurement of %free PSA when compared with total PSA measurement improve the detection of any prostate cancer or of high grade prostate cancer on biopsy?Dr. med. univ. Dana Stefanoviccompleted
For men without a prostate cancer diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate prostate cancer, does measurement of %free PSA when compared with total PSA measurement improve the detection of any prostate cancer or of high grade prostate cancer on biopsy?Cindy Pengcompleted

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