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Human seminal fluid as a source of prostate cancer-specific microRNA biomarkers

Lavin, Martin F.; Selth, Luke A; Roberts, Matthew; Chow, Clement; Doi, Suhail; Marshall, Villis R; Vincent, Andrew D; Butler, Lisa M; Tilley, Wayne D.; Gardiner, Robert

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Prostate cancer (PCa) is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy among men living in Western countries and a major cause of cancer-related deaths. Biopsy-based diagnosis of PCa is usually performed following an elevated serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) measurement and/or abnormal digital rectal examination (DRE). The deficiencies of serum PSA as a biomarker have been well documented (Roobol & Carlsson 2013). While it is highly specific for tissues of prostatic origin, PSA is not cancer...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102689
Source: Endocrine-Related Cancer
DOI: 10.1530/ERC-14-0234

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