Biomarkers for the detection and prognosis of prostate cancer.

Javier Hernandez, Edith Canby-Hagino, Ian M. Thompson

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Abstract

Recent studies have cast doubt on the reliability of serum total prostate-specific antigen as a biomarker for the detection and prognosis of prostate cancer. Biomarkers that can identify those men at risk for clinically significant prostate cancer are desperately needed. The search for biomarkers that may improve the detection of biologically consequential prostate cancer is one of the most active areas under current investigation. In this review, we highlight some of these ongoing efforts. Proper validation of newly discovered biomarkers is of paramount importance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-176
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent urology reports
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Biomarkers for the detection and prognosis of prostate cancer.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this