Baseline prostate-specific antigen measurements and subsequent prostate cancer risk in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort.

TitleBaseline prostate-specific antigen measurements and subsequent prostate cancer risk in the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsLarsen SB, Brasso K, Iversen P, Christensen J, Christiansen M, Carlsson S, Lilja H, Friis S, Tjønneland A, Dalton SO
JournalEuropean journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Volume49
Issue14
Pagination3041-8
Date Published2013 Sep
Abstract

Although prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening reduces mortality from prostate cancer, substantial over-diagnosis and subsequent overtreatment are concerns. Early screening of men for PSA may serve to stratify the male population by risk of future clinical prostate cancer.

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0072095
Alternate JournalEur. J. Cancer