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Tumor markers and kinetics in prostate cancer: a mini-review

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Author(s): Farooq Ahmad Ganie | Mohd Lateef Wani | Shadab Nabi Wani | Mohd Saleem Wani | Ab Gani Ahangar | Shabir Ahmad Ganie | Nasir-u-din Wani | Mubasher Ahmad Bhat

Journal: Journal of Solid Tumors
ISSN 1925-4067

Volume: 2;
Issue: 4;
Date: 2012;
Original page

ABSTRACT
The discovery and utilization of tumor markers have affected early detection, diagnosis, and staging and follow up of Prostate cancer and have improved curative rates. The goal of identifying different tumor markers in prostate cancer is to get the early diagnosis. One can also see the effect of treatment modality used and prognosticate the disease. In this review we intend to give a detailed account of different markers in prostate cancer. Besides Prostate Specific Antigen, Human kallikrein 2, Kallikrein-related peptidase 14, Prostate acid phosphatase, Cancer Antigen 15-3, Prostate-specific membrane antigen etc. are discussed in detail. 

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