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Haemodilution reduces PSA concentrations in obese men with prostate cancer

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7630.1118-c (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1118

Obese men with prostate cancer tend to have lower serum concentrations of the tumour marker prostate specific antigen (PSA) than thinner men. Is it because they are less androgenic—PSA is controlled by testosterone—or is it a simple matter of haemodilution in men with …

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