Newly Recognized Forms of Prostate-Specific Antigen and Emerging Molecular Markers

  • Eduardo I. Canto
  • Kevin M. Slawin
Part of the Current Clinical Urology book series (CCU)


Total PSA has been the mainstay of diagnostic laboratory investigation for prostate cancer. However, a number of isoforms of this molecule and other emerging markers offer the promise of improved diagnostic strategies.


prostate specific antigen (PSA) molecular forms of free PSA prostate cancer screening MALDI-TOF SELDI-TOF 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo I. Canto
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kevin M. Slawin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Antilles Research InstituteSan JuanPR
  2. 2.Baylor Prostate Center, Scott Department of UrologyBaylor College of MedicineHouston

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