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  • The Key to Prostate Cancer? Early Detection -- ThirdAge (ThirdAge)

    The Key to prostate Cancer? Early Detection Many men are reluctant to talk about or be checked for prostate cancer, but John Wyatt said early discovery saved his life.

  • Prostate Tests and Obese Are Studied (New York Times)

    Doctors reading the results of a blood test widely used to screen for prostate cancer can be fooled into thinking obese men are disease free, researchers reported in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The test may yield falsely reassuring results because obese people have more blood in their bodies because of their girth, diluting the concentration of the protein doctors use to ...

  • Screening tests may miss prostate cancer in obese patients (KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul)

    Higher blood volumes probably cause lower concentrations of prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, in obese prostate cancer patients, reports a study today, leading the

  • Confirma Expands Computer-Aided-Detection (CAD) For MRI To Prostate, Assisting In Improved Cancer Detection (Medical News Today)

    Confirma(R), pioneer and leader in application-specific CAD for MRI, announced the introduction of CADstream for prostate for improved analysis and reporting of the prostate. The prostate application will offer radiologists comprehensive and clinically valuable tools for improved quality, standardization and efficiency of MRI studies. [click link for full article]

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