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Prostate specific antigen testing policy worldwide varies greatly and seems not to be in accordance with guidelines: a systematic review

Saskia Van der Meer1, Sabine AM Löwik2, Willem H Hirdes1, Rien M Nijman3, Klaas Van der Meer2, Josette EHM Hoekstra-Weebers4 and Marco H Blanker2*

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1 Isala clinics, Department of Urology, Groot Wezenland 20, 8011, JW, Zwolle, The Netherlands

2 Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P.O.Box 30.001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands

3 Department of Urology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P.O.Box 30.001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands

4 University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Psychosocial services Hanzeplein 1, P.O.Box 30.001, 9700, RB, Groningen, The Netherlands

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BMC Family Practice 2012, 13:100  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-100

Published: 11 October 2012

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