Medical technologies for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Journal Article (Review)

Prostate cancer is an extremely prevalent problem, especially in our aging population. The prostate-specific antigen test has revolutionized prostate cancer screening. Significant advances have been made in the usage of prostate-specific antigen and its derivatives, biomarkers, diagnostic imaging techniques, biopsy strategy, biopsy needle design and anesthetic agents. Further improvement in prostate cancer detection hinges on the development of an imaging technique that is tumor specific and sensitive to biological aggressiveness.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fitzsimons, NJ; Sun, L; Moul, JW

Published Date

  • March 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 227 - 239

PubMed ID

  • 17359227

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17359227

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1743-4440

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/17434440.4.2.227


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England