Comparison of free and total forms of serum human kallikrein 2 and prostate-specific antigen for prediction of locally advanced and recurrent prostate cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostate-Specific Antigen
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Tissue Kallikreins

abstract

  • Increased concentrations of hK2 in the blood are significantly associated with unfavorable features of prostate cancer, and thK2 is predictive of locally advanced and recurrent cancer in patients with PSA < or =10 microg/L. Independent of tPSA and fPSA, hK2 predicts unfavorable prognosis.

publication date

  • February 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1373/clinchem.2006.074963

PubMed ID

  • 17185368

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 233

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 53

number

  • 2