Pioneer in PSA test doubts its predictability

June 1, 2001

Palo Alto, CA-Urologists have heard more than once from detractors who have said that measuring PSA is not useful as a predictor for prostate cancer. You may now add Thomas A. Stamey, MD-the first investigator to show that the level of serum PSA was proportional to the volume of prostate cancer-to the list of naysayers.