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  • noun

Synonyms for PSA

a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland

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Prostate-specific antigen is a protein produced by the prostate gland.
Prostate-specific antigen and PSA free/total ratio are currently the most reliable serum markers.
Measurement of the proportion of free to total prostate-specific antigen improves the diagnostic performance of prostate-specific antigen in the diagnostic gray zone of total prostate-specific antigen.
When Pounds' team applied this complex procedure to a few drops of plasma from a healthy woman, it identified 490 proteins, including some low-abundance ones such as human growth hormone and prostate-specific antigen.
Widespread use of a blood test called prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, has reduced the proportion of prostate cancer considered incurable at the time of diagnosis from about 50 percent to 5 percent, Klein said.
This potential must be recognized, as only 36% to 48% of patients will experience a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response (defined as a reduction in serum PSA of at least 50%) with this therapy.
CHICAGO -- A prostate-specific antigen threshold of 2.
They next exposed each man's cells to genetic material that normally encodes the protein known as prostate-specific antigen (PSA), which increases steadily in men with growing prostate cancer.
In contrast to other prostate-related antigens, such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA), prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) and prostate secretory protein, PSMA is a membrane glycoprotein that is not secreted.
The landscape of prostate cancer has changed since the appearance of the first prostate-specific antigen (PSA) assay.
ATLANTA -- Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging is more effective than biopsy in determining if a rising prostate-specific antigen level following radical prostatectomy represents a local disease recurrence or distant metastases, Dr.
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