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Scrutiny of Prostate Cancer Antigen 3 Effectiveness as an Assist of Prostatic Specific Antigen in Screening and Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Review

Farid Azizi Jalilian 1 , Mohammad Soleimani 2 , * , Mohsen Alemi 2 , 3 , Arefeh Bashiri 1 and Ghazaleh Haghighat 1
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1 Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2 Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: November 2017, 9 (6); e13104
  • Published Online: June 20, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: February 21, 2017
  • Accepted: April 19, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.13104

To Cite: Azizi Jalilian F, Soleimani M, Alemi M, Bashiri A, Haghighat G. Scrutiny of Prostate Cancer Antigen 3 Effectiveness as an Assist of Prostatic Specific Antigen in Screening and Early Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Review, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2017 ; 9(6):e13104. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.13104.

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1. Introduction
2. Prostate Cancer Antigen 3 Gene
3. Tanique of Sampling
4. Results of Studies
5. PCA3 Score Cut-Off
6. Advantages of PCA3
7. Guidelines
8. Conclusion
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