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Is Determination of Prostatic Acid Phosphatase in Bone Marrow by Radioimmunoassay (BM-PAP) Useful in Patients with Prostatic Cancer?

  • S. D. Fosså
  • A. Skinningsrud
  • O. Kaalhus
  • A. Engeseth
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)

Abstract

Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) determined in serum and bone marrow, is claimed to be a useful tumour marker in prostatic carcinoma (1,2,3,4). The clinical significance of bone marrow PAP (BM-PAP) has, however, not been clearly defined, possibly due to methodological problems of BM-PAP analysis.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Bone Metastasis Acid Phosphatase Prostatic Carcinoma Prostatic Acid Phosphatase 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. D. Fosså
    • 1
  • A. Skinningsrud
  • O. Kaalhus
  • A. Engeseth
  1. 1.The Norwegian Radium HospitalOsloNorway

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