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Early diagnosis of prostate cancer in the Western Cape
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2001-08)
Background. Early stage prostate cancer does not cause symptoms, and even metastatic disease may exist for years without causing symptoms or signs. Whereas early stage prostate cancer can be cured with radical prostatectomy ...
Rectal examination in the detection of prostatic cancer
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
Since the aetiology of prostatic cancer is unknown, and therapy for metastatic disease non-curative, a decrease in the mortality rate from this condition can only be achieved by early diagnosis and effective treatment of ...
African KhoeSan ancestry linked to high-risk prostate cancer
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-06-04)
Backgrounds: Genetic diversity is greatest within Africa, in particular the KhoeSan click-speaking peoples of southern Africa. South African populations represent admixture fractions including differing degrees of ...
Prostate specific antigen : brief update on its clinical use
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing of asymptomatic men enables the diagnosis of localised prostate cancer which is potentially curable, but it also poses certain risks. Doctors run the risk of litigation for failure ...