The conventional serum Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test shows poor specificity in prostate cancer diagnosis, which leads to poor accuracy and low clinical utility. Hence, many patients without prostate cancer are subjected to biopsy and thus its potential complications. Also, many unnecessary invasive procedures are carried out including prostatectomies.
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