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Increasing the odds of prostate cancer detection

For three years, Andrew Harder wondered if he had prostate cancer. In 2009, he had routine blood work that revealed an elevated prostate-specific antigen level. When PSA is above 4 nanograms per milliliter of blood, it can ...

Jul 21, 2016
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Metastatic prostate cancer cases skyrocket

The number of new cases of metastatic prostate cancer climbed 72 percent in the past decade from 2004 to 2013, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. The report considers whether a recent trend of fewer men being screened ...

Jul 19, 2016
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New findings concerning hereditary prostate cancer

It is a well-known fact that men with a family history of prostate cancer run an increased risk of developing the disease. The risk for brothers of men with prostate cancer is doubled. But a doubled risk of what, exactly? ...

Jul 11, 2016
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Docs tending away from post-prostatectomy adjuvant RT

(HealthDay)—Compared with 2012, in 2015 urologists based in Australia were less favorable toward adjuvant radiotherapy for men with high-risk pathologic features post-prostatectomy, according to a study published online ...

Jul 08, 2016
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