News tagged with prostate cancer screening

Age a big factor in prostate cancer deaths

Contrary to common belief, men age 75 and older are diagnosed with late-stage and more aggressive prostate cancer and thus die from the disease more often than younger men, according to a University of Rochester analysis ...

Oct 19, 2011
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Mass prostate cancer screening doesn't reduce deaths: study

There's new evidence that annual prostate cancer screening does not reduce deaths from the disease, even among men in their 50s and 60s and those with underlying health conditions, according to new research led by Washington ...

Jan 06, 2012
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New prostate cancer test gives more accurate diagnosis

In a large multi-center clinical trial, 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 ...

Apr 06, 2011
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