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Apr 15, 2013 ... Genetic variants have been identified which can increase serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) concentrations and prostate cancer risk.
Quanterix Digital Immunoassay for Prostate Specific Antigen Improves Analytical Performance. July 21, 2011. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ ...
Expert Medical Panel Urges Doctors To Stop <b>PSA</b> Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2012 ... An expert US medical panel has given its final word on the PSA test, a controversial screening procedure used to detect prostate cancer in men ...
New <b>Prostate</b> Cancer Screening Guidelines Introduced - Health <b>...</b>
May 4, 2013 ... The agency, which USA Today reporter Liz Szabo said “staunchly defended” prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screenings in recent years, has ...
Nov 5, 2009 ... ... specific antigen (PSA) velocity and early cancer detection. It has been suggested that changes in PSA over time aid prostate cancer detection.
Mar 18, 2013 ... The digital rectal exam is an important screening test that can discover prostate cancer that a prostate-specific antigen or PSA test may not, ...
May 17, 2011 ... A new test for prostate cancer that measures levels of prostate specific antigen ( PSA) as well as six specific antibodies found in the blood of ...
May 27, 2014 ... PSA has been controversial, largely due to the high number of false positive results delivered. Current PSA tests have a 40% specificity; ...
Apr 18, 2014 ... The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was ... was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.
<b>PSA</b> Testing: Are We Better Off With Or Without It?
Jul 30, 2012 ... Recent studies have suggested that PSA testing for prostate cancer is an unneeded medical screening process that often does more harm than ...
Apr 24, 2014 ... “The PSA test is based on the fact that men with higher levels of the PSA protein are more likely to have prostate cancer,” said William Catalona ...
May 18, 2011 ... A man's rising PSA (prostate-specific antigen) level over several years – which had been seen as a possible warning sign of prostate cancer ...
Oct 14, 2013 ... In the course of the study multiplex-PCR was performed after cytolysis of CTC and the expression of tumor-associated antigens (PSA, PSMA ...
Feb 26, 2014 ... “The PSA test is based on the fact that men with higher levels of the PSA protein are more likely to have prostate cancer,” said William Catalona ...
Sep 30, 2013 ... Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it ...
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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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