MedWire News – Oncology – PCA3 predicts prostate tumor volume and could indicate AS suitability

MedWire News: Prostate cancer patients urinary prostate cancer antigen 3 PCA3 scores are strongly indicative of tumor volume, and could be a useful marker of suitability for treatment with active surveillance AS, study findings show.

via MedWire News – Oncology – PCA3 predicts prostate tumor volume and could indicate AS suitability.

I have been using PCA3 tests to estimate tumor burden for men choosing active surveillance for about 2 years.  I also check a PCA3 test after some time for men on active surveillance.  The values that are considered to be significant will need to be studied.

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