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What tests can detect prostate cancer?

... (A biopsy uses needles to take samples from the prostate and looking at the
cells under a microscope.). Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/moreinformation/prostatecancerearlydetection/prostate-cancer-early-detection-tests

Can prostate cancer be found early?

... Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
is a substance made by cells in the prostate gland ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-detection

Monoclonal antibodies to treat cancer

... Alemtuzumab binds to the CD52 antigen, which is found on cells called ... naked
mAbs work mainly by attaching to and blocking antigens that are ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/immunotherapy/immunotherapy-monoclonal-antibodies

Donor matching for allogeneic transplant

... self and non-self, but the most important for transplants is the human leukocyte
antigen (HLA) system. Human leukocyte antigens are proteins found ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-allogeneic-transplant

How blood transfusions are done

... Each person is an ABO blood type – either A, B, AB, or O – which means antigen
A, antigen B, both antigens, or neither antigen is found on their ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-how-blood-transfusions-are-done

What's new in cancer immunotherapy research?

... vaccines: These vaccines boost the immune system by using only one antigen
(or a few), rather than whole tumor cells. The antigens are usually ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/immunotherapy/immunotherapy-whats-new-immuno-res

Special studies in cancer diagnosis

... Certain types of normal cells and cancer cells have unique antigens. If cells
have a specific antigen, they will attract the antibody that fits the antigen ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-special-studies

Cancer Immunotherapy

... Substances that cause an immune response are called antigens. The immune
response can destroy anything containing the antigen, such as ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003013-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... Partin tables Search. in prostate cancer, a tool that uses the prostate-specific
antigen (PSA), Gleason score, and stage that are obtained before ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

Blood Transfusion and Donation

... Each person is an ABO blood type – either A, B, AB, or O – which means antigen
A, antigen B, both antigens, or neither antigen is found on their ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002989-pdf.pdf