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There is controversy concerning the preferred treatment for men with localized prostate cancer with regard to the relative effectiveness of different treatments in controlling the cancer and how different treatments affect the patient's quality of life. The purpose of this research is to describe the disease course of prostate cancer and to determine the effectiveness, potential complications, and quality of life after different treatments in men with prostate cancer detected via screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and/or digital rectal examination
Observational Model: Defined Population, Observational Model: Natural History, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Washington University School of Medicine
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:56:11-0400
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A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
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Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.
Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.
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