Impact of Magnetic Resonance and Biomarkers for Screening for Prostate Cancer. Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Conditions:   Establish the Efficacy Between the Four Schemes in Terms of the Aggressiveness of the Tumors According to the Gleason Classification;   Establish the Efficacy Between the Four Schemes in Terms of Morbidity Associated With the Technique;   Establish the Efficacy Between the Four Schemes in Term s of the Patient's Subjective Perception Regarding Pain and Quality of Life;   Establish the Association of the Tumor Biomarker in the Early Detection and Aggressiveness of Tumors;   Establish the Possible Interaction Between Biomarkers and Resonance in Different Prostate Biopsy Models to Define T umor Presence and / or Tumor Aggressiveness;   Establish the Possible Relationship Between the Expression Profiles of the microRNAs;   Establish if There Are Differences Between Transrectal and Transperineal Prostatic Biopsy Schemes in Both Cases With and Without MRI Intervention:   Procedure: Multiparametric magnetic resonance Sponsors:   InvestigatorUrologyIBSAL;   Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca Not yet recruiting
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Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Nuclear Medicine Communications - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
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Source: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Der Urologe. Ausg. A - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Urologe A Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Nucl Med Source Type: research
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Source: Tumori - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Tumori Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
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Source: Actas Urologicas Espanolas - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Actas Urol Esp Source Type: research
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Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Prostate Knowledge Treatments HPK Source Type: blogs
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