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  • No need for alarm over prostate tests: doctors (CBC via Yahoo! Canada News)

    Men who had prostate cancer biopsy tests done have no reason to be fearful in light of the Newfoundland and Labrador government's queries about the accuracy of their tests, physicians say.

  • Five-alpha-reductase Inhibitors for prostate cancer prevention (News-Medical-Net)

    Compared to placebo treatment, taking 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors (5-ARIs) can reduce a man's risk of being diagnosed with prostate cancer from around 5-9% to around 4-6% during up to 7 years of treatment, according to a new Cochrane Review.

  • Scientists cast doubt on value of screening for prostate cancer (News-Medical-Net)

    Even though deaths from prostate cancer death have fallen in the U.S. since screening became more common, new research is suggesting that this does not justify the need for such tests.

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