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Thursday, 7 April 2011

New prostate cancer test gives more accurate diagnosis

A new PSA test to screen for prostate cancer more accurately identified men with prostate cancer -- particularly the aggressive form of the disease -- and substantially reduced false positives compared to the two currently available commercial PSA tests, according to new research. The currently available screening tests result in a high number of false positives and lead to unnecessary biopsies and possible over-detection and over-treatment of indolent cancer that never would have caused suffering or death.

Read more in ScienceDaily: New prostate cancer test gives more accurate diagnosis

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