Navigation Links
Age Can Affect PSA Reading And Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Prostate specific antigen is a tumor marker, elevated level of which is strongly suggestive of prostate cancer in men. PSA testing is routinely used by doctors to spot early signs of prostate cancer, // if any. A new study has now suggested that a different criterion may be needed for establishment of prostate cancer diagnosis in young men and those above 70 years of age.

The researchers from Duke University Medical Center analyzed more than 12,000 medical records of men who presented to the urology clinic and documented the raise of PSA levels. They argue that low threshold levels of the marker need to be set for men under 70.

The existing threshold for PSA velocity (PSAV) is 0.75 ng/ml/yr. A prostate biopsy is strongly indicated in men whose PSA levels increase by a margin of 0.75 in one year. The present study highlights that this may limit the prostate cancer diagnosis in men younger than 70.

The researchers further recommend that the optimal PSAV threshold be set at 0.4ng/l/yr for those under 60 and 0.6 ng/ml/yr for men between 60 and 70 years of age.

'Finding that PSA velocity is more effective when it is age-adjusted is very important, especially since the oldest of the Baby Boomers turn 60 this year. In the past few years, 60 or younger has become the peak age for prostate cancer diagnosis. Using PSAV makes it much more likely that we will detect cancers in men of this age,' concluded Dr. Judd W. Moul, lead author of the study.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List
2. Race Affects Sleep in Children
3. Dads Age Affects Baby
4. Age Affects Lung Disorder
5. Exercise Affects Alertness
6. Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age
7. Radiation Exposure Found To Affect Intellect Later In Life
8. Drugs Taken During Pregnancy Found To Affect Unborn Babies
9. Women Worse Affected By Chronic Cough
10. Body Weight Found To Affect Breast Cancer Survival
11. Dads Age Found To Affect The Childs Risk for Schizophrenia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Age Can Affect PSA Reading And Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

(Date:8/29/2015)... , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ProDrop Particles includes ... Each preset contains 15 seconds of unique footage that users can shrink and stretch ... zoom, attract and more. Users can customize color, brightness, scale, speed, range, and flare ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... 29, 2015 , ... The popular television program VOICES IN AMERICA, hosted by ... will be devoting an entire short segment to the subject of diabetes. Diabetes is ... on a daily basis, but recent advancements in medical science may prove to be ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Joining ... County Memorial Hospital recently transitioned management companies to partner with Wound Care Advantage ... their outpatient wound center. , Transitioning wound care management providers can be ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... The Kentucky State Department of Workforce Investment Commissioner ... they are applying for, they are unable to pass the initial drug test and ... testing policies in order to be able to hire long-term, skilled talent. (1) Will ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... For Dallas, the time is nearing ... their subsidiary USPI Tenet Health. , The American Heart Association hosts their well-known Heart ... They believe that together, a difference can be made. Walkers can participate in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FCPX Effects Developer, Pixel Film Studios, Releases ProDrop Particles. 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 3Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 4Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 2Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 3Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 4Health News:North Central Surgical Center’s Subsidiary Participates in Walk 2
... Award-winning car toys offer schools innovative teaching tool ... RANDOLPH, Mass., July 20 May Institute, the National Autism ... for Classrooms," a unique summer charitable campaign created to donate innovative ... Automoblox, the retro-modern, mix-and-match car design system, has won major awards ...
... , Teamsters File Charge ... Waste into Open Refuse Dumpsters , , ... the Environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis today charging American ... , The complaint was filed after red biohazard bags ...
... , Statement by ... Homecare , , ARLINGTON, Va., ... healthcare system, the Obama administration and Members of Congress have been ... provides medical oxygen, respiratory therapy, hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers and other ...
... , , , , ... a higher risk for heart disease, stroke, and ... percent of the U.S. population is living without dental insurance - nearly ... , To help make dental care more accessible to people, ...
... H1N1 swine flu vaccine, which should be ready by fall ... and Drug Administration has approved the vaccine to protect against ... agency noted that this vaccine will not protect people from ... around the world and is expected to return to the ...
... in processed foods, experts advise reading food labels , MONDAY, ... diet contribute to hypertension, but it can also reduce the ... "What is striking about these results is the degree of ... medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism 2Health News:May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism 3Health News:May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism 4Health News:Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform 2Health News:Congress Must Recognize Homecare as Cost-Effective Part of Health Care Reform 3Health News:More Americans Have Cell Phones Than Dental Coverage 2Health News:FDA Approves Seasonal Flu Vaccine for 2009-2010 2Health News:FDA Approves Seasonal Flu Vaccine for 2009-2010 3Health News:High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs 2Health News:High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs 3
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015  Today, in final recognition ... Contact Lens Health Week, 1-800 Contacts is sharing how ... that contact lens wearers who do not properly care ... for eye infections. Most contact lens ... but a clean lens case is sometimes overlooked.  When ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015 ... the addition of the "Investigation Report on China,s ... Developed by Novartis, ranibizumab was approved by CFDA ... 2012. Currently, only Lucentis, a product of Novartis, is ... as the first self- developed drug for the treatment ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Denmark and ATLANTA , August ... the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the MagVita ... in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement ... a non-invasive technique for stimulating neural tissue in the part ... Disorder. The procedure has been proven safe and effective and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:1-800 Contacts Shares Tips on How to Clean Lens Cases 2Investigation Report on China's Ranibizumab Market, 2012-2019 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 3
... 23, 2011 A recently enacted standard has replaced ...  This superseding standard, the Statement on Standards for Attestation ... 15, 2011 and pushes service organizations to enforce a ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080206/AQW030LOGO-b ) Rising ...
... 23, 2011 Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: ... presenting at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in ... Officer of Unilife, is scheduled to present at 5:00 ... Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The conference presentation ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Rising Medical Solutions, an Early Adopter of SAS 70's Replacement Standard 2Rising Medical Solutions, an Early Adopter of SAS 70's Replacement Standard 3Unilife to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in London 2
... its synthetic bone substitute Ossatura. Developed at Isotis, ... material, i.e. a material that is designed to ... the musculo-skeletal system that results in bone growth. ... and reduces in part or entirely the need ...
Schuknecht-Weitlaner retractor, sharp, angled arms....
Beckman-Weitlaner retractor, blunt, with hinged arms, 6 1/2"....
Daubenspeck sharp curette, 8....
Medicine Products: