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Repeat prostate biopsy rounds yield cancer cases

(HealthDay)—Among a group of men with an initial negative prostate biopsy, clinically significant cancer is still found in subsequent repeat sampling rounds, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal ...

Apr 13, 2015
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In prostate cancer prognosis, telomere length may matter

Like the plastic caps at the end of shoelaces, telomeres protect—in their case—the interior-gene containing parts of chromosomes that carry a cell's instructional material. Cancer cells are known to have short telomeres, ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Implications of very low risk prostate cancer assessed

(HealthDay)—The risk of adverse findings at surgery for men with very low risk (VLR) prostate cancer is significantly lower than for those with low risk (LR), according to research published in the October issue of the ...

Sep 20, 2013
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