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2011-12-08 23:45:15

Separate study suggests combining urine test with PSA can aid cancer diagnosis Prostate cancer screening that combines an adjusted blood test with other factors including the size of the gland, the patient´s overall weight and family history, can help up to one-quarter of men avoid biopsies and the risks associated with them, a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-led research team says. Writing in a study published online by the journal Cancer, the team led by Martin G. Sanda, MD,...

2011-10-24 09:22:43

The prostate-specific antigen test, commonly known as the PSA test, is valuable in predicting which men should have biopsies and which are likely to be diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings were released today during a meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association (http://www.ncsaua.org/default.aspx) in Rancho Mirage, Calif. "The decision to use the PSA test is best made by the patient, in consultation with his...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

Renown urologist, Peter Sinaiko, MD FACS, launches new blog to educate patients, medical professionals and regulators about the efficacy of HIFU therapy for treatment of prostate cancer. The blog is located at http://www.hifuprostatecancerdoctor.com. Langhorne, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Sinako Urology, led by Peter Sinako, MD FACS, announced that it has launched a website and blog dedicated to the coverage of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound or HIFU for the treatment of prostate cancer...


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