Female prostate??? Who'd have thought it?

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BillyMac
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   Posted 10/8/2010 4:01 PM (GMT -6)   
This makes for interesting reading.

www.utoronto.ca/acdclab/pubs/PM/9586671.pdf

ChrisR
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   Posted 10/8/2010 5:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Why not, men have breasts.
Dx 42
Gleason 6 (tertiary score 0)

open RP 10/08 Johns Hopkins

pT2 Organ confined Gleason 6

PSA
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English Alf
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   Posted 10/9/2010 8:10 AM (GMT -6)   
This suggests other tissues in the body can produce PSA and that, even without a prostate, a total zero may never be possible.
(I have read elsewhere about the forensic implications ie that if PSA is is not possible to say with certainty that it must have come from a man)
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