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  • Biomarker measures severity of prostate disease (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

    Men with severe symptoms of prostate enlargement, so-called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, have low blood levels of a protein dubbed JM-27, according to a new report.

  • Iris files for FDA prostate test OK (Sharewatch)

    The company applied for marketing clearance for its prostate-Specific Antigen test with Nucleic Acid Detection Immuno Assay technology. prostate-Specific Antigen is a protein that is made by the prostate gland in small amounts except when cancer or some other disorder is present.

  • Gene elevating breast cancer risk also causes prostate cancer (PhysOrg)

    Cancer is a complex and common disease caused by a combination of both genetic and environmental factors. An inherited predisposition seems to be involved in at least 5 -10 per cent of all cases of breast cancer. The two major familial breast cancer susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 only explain 20-30 per cent of families with site-specific female breast cancer, which suggests the contribution ...

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