Latest Prostate-specific antigen Stories

2012-07-23 06:18:01

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — In a study reported by the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers tried to determine which course of action is more beneficial for men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer through the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test: radical prostatectomy or observation without surgery? From November 1994 through January 2002, researchers randomly assigned 731 men with localized prostate cancer to radical prostatectomy or observation and followed them through...

Surgery Not The Best Idea For Prostate Cancer
2012-07-19 12:08:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men with early stages of prostate cancer may be better off having their disease monitored rather than going through harsh treatments such as surgery, according to a recent study that found that men in their 60s who had the invasive surgery actually didn´t live significantly longer than those who were only monitored. Results of the research, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that men do not...

2012-06-02 23:01:52

The California Prostate Cancer Coalition Opposes US Task Force Prostate Cancer Testing Recommendation Century City, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 The California Prostate Cancer Coalition (CPCC) is strongly opposing the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force´s (USPSTF) final recommendation (May 22, 2012) against the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for the early detection of prostate cancer. The PSA test, used in conjunction with a digital rectal examination (DRE), is the only...

2012-05-30 05:26:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Disease detectives at their best! Scientists have developed an ultra-sensitive test that should enable them to detect signs of a disease in its earliest stages. The test designed by scientists from Imperial College London and the University of Vigo detect particular molecules that indicate the presence of disease, even when these are in very low concentrations. "It is vital to detect diseases at an early stage if we want people to have the best possible...

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