Summer PSA tests may lead to more biopsiesBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39297.475694.DB (Published 09 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:276
- Roger Dobson
Men who undertake the prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening test for prostate cancer in the summer are more likely to have a subsequent biopsy than men tested at any other time of the year.
A new study, published in European Urology (doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2006.11.042) shows that concentrations of PSA are higher in the summer, resulting in a higher likelihood of referral for a biopsy of up to a …
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