Outcomes and Trends of Prostate Biopsy for Prostate Cancer in Chinese Men from 2003 to 2011

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Rong Na; Haowen Jiang; Seong-Tae Kim; Yishuo Wu; Shijun Tong; Limin Zhang; Jianfeng Xu; Yinghao Sun; Qiang Ding;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3506536
  • Subject: Retrospective Studies | Research Article | Cancer Screening | Clinical Research Design | Medicine | Prostate Diseases | Oncology | Q | R | Prostate Cancer | Genitourinary Tract Tumors | Science | Urology | Cancer Detection and Diagnosis | Cancers and Neoplasms

BACKGROUND: Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening is growing in popularity in China, but its impact on biopsy characteristics and outcomes are poorly understood. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to characterize prostate biopsy outcomes and trends in Chinese men over a 1... View more
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