Resources

  • References


    Fang J, Metter EJ, et al. PSA velocity for assessing prostate cancer risk in men with PSA levels between 2.0 and 4.0 ng/mL.
    Urology. 2002;59:889-893.


    How did the USPSTF arrive at this recommendation? US Preventative Services Task Force website. Available at:
    http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/prostatecancerscreening/prostatecancerfaq.htm. Published May 2012. Accessed September 12, 2012.


    Members of the Prostate-Specific Antigen Best Practice Statement Panel (2009). Prostate-Specific Antigen Best Practice Statement: 2009 Update. Available at:
    http://www.auanet.org/content/guidelines-and-quality-care/clinical-guidelines/main-reports/psa09.pdf. Accessed April 17, 2013.


    Prostate cancer screening. EBSCO DynaMed website.
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated March 15, 2013. Accessed April 17, 2013.


    Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test. National Cancer Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Detection/PSA. Updated July 24, 2012. Accessed April 17, 2013.


    Screening for prostate cancer: current recommendation. US Preventative Services Task Force website. Available at:
    http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/prostatecancerscreening.htm. Published May 2012. Accessed April 17, 2013.


    Stephan C, Stroebel G, et al. The ratio of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) to prostate volume (PSA density) as a parameter to improve the detection of prostate carcinoma in PSA values in the range of < 4 ng/mL.
    Cancer. 2005;104:993-1003.


    5/6/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
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  • Resources

    American Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.org

    Urology Care Foundation

    http://www.urologyhealth.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.ca

    Prostate Cancer Canada

    http://www.prostatecancer.ca