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Synonyms for PSA

a protein manufactured exclusively by the prostate gland

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Others say that fewer PSA tests will not cause more prostate cancer deaths.
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a "D" rating for PSA screening, meaning the Task Force discourages physicians from offering PSA to their patients for the purpose of detecting prostate cancer.
The Stanford/WHO reference materials (PSA-ACT standard and 90:10 PSA standard; lyophilized, 1 [micro]g/vial) were purchased from Stanford University.
PSA exists in three major forms in serum: free PSA (f-PSA) and PSA complexed to the serine protease inhibitors alphal-antichymotrypsin (PSA-ACT) and alpha2-macroglobulin (PSA-AMG).
Prostate-specific antigen half-life is a simple tool to deter-mine the rate of decline of PSA following chemotherapy.
9) studied 9 commercially available assays for total PSA and described equations to calculate the expected Tandem-R PSA (Beckman Coulter) results from the PSA concentrations obtained with the other methods studied.
The PSA threshold for ordering a biopsy should not be lowered, however, based on these results, they cautioned.
Gann and his colleagues decided to differentiate the cancer risks among men in the "gray zone" where the PSA test results don't give a firm diagnosis.
The EntreMed research, published recently on an expedited basis by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, found that treatments with PSA - which, like endostatin, attacks not tumors themselves but the cells from which new blood vessels are formed - reduced the progression of lung cancer in mice by 40 percent.
Selected by PSA Peugeot Citro[R]n after a detailed one year competitive evaluation, GlyphWorks is a powerful easy-to-use environment that enables engineers to interactively build and run analytical processes on mega multi-channel datasets.
New Web Portal Creates Virtual One Stop Shop for PSA Directors
High PSA values raise the suspicion of prostate cancer and may warrant further investigations.