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  • PSA spikes are poor predictors of prostate cancer

    A sudden spike in blood levels of prostate specific antigen, or PSA, is not an accurate way to predict prostate cancer, and testing for such changes can lead to overtreatment, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.

  • Rapid Rise in PSA Levels a Poor Predictor of Prostate Cancer: Study

    THURSDAY, Feb. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Blood tests that indicate prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels are rising rapidly over time are of little use in detecting aggressive prostate cancer and should not be done, a new study indicates.

  • Study: PSA rise not good prostate cancer predictor

    A rising PSA level isn't such a good predictor of prostate cancer after all and can lead to many unnecessary biopsies, says a large new study.

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