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[The PCPT trial].

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The PCPT trial is the first phase III trial with the principal objective of examining the hypothesis that the use of chemoprevention could prevent the development of prostate cancer. This is a large scale randomised clinical trial comparing finasteride (5-alpha reductase inhibitor) to placebo. A total of 18,882 men aged 55 years old or above with unremarkable rectal examination and serum PSA below 3 ng/ml were randomised between daily treatment with 5 mg of finasteride or placebo for 7 years....

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie
Volume:
18 Suppl 3
Pages:
S40-S43
Publication date:
2008-04-01
DOI:
ISSN:
1166-7087
Source identifiers:
120729
Language:
French
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:120729
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uuid:28109bc9-4dd3-416e-838c-22dbea030bf9
Local pid:
pubs:120729
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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