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Prostate Cancer Risk

PSA velocity screening for prostate cancer may lead to unnecessary biopsies

Guidelines of several cancer organizations have recommended that men with a rapid rise in PSA have a biopsy for prostate cancer, even if there is no other indication and the PSA is within the “normal” range. But change in PSA - known as PSA velocity - is a poor predictor of prostate cancer, and… PSA velocity screening for prostate cancer may lead to unnecessary biopsies   



Urine-based test improves on PSA for detecting prostate cancer

A new urine-based test improved prostate cancer detection - including detecting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer - compared to traditional models based on prostate serum antigen, or PSA, levels, a new study finds.

The test, developed at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, is called Mi-Prostate Score, or MiPS. It combines PSA… Urine-based test improves on PSA for detecting prostate cancer   



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