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Latest Prostate-specific antigen Stories

2011-12-16 08:51:08

The U.S. Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial found cancer in many men with low levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA), and many debated which PSA level should lead to biopsy recommendation.

2011-12-13 14:53:29

After the US Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial found cancer in many men with low levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA), many debated which PSA level should lead to a biopsy recommendation.

2011-12-08 23:45:15

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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