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New prostate cancer imaging shows real-time tumor metabolism

A UCSF research collaboration with GE Healthcare has produced the first results in humans of a new technology that promises to rapidly assess the presence and aggressiveness of prostate tumors in real time, by imaging the tumor’s metabolism.

This is the first time researchers have used this technology to conduct real-time metabolic imaging in… New prostate cancer imaging shows real-time tumor metabolism   



New test can predict complications from kidney disease

Cystatin C, a blood marker of kidney function, proved significantly more accurate than the standard blood marker, creatinine, in predicting serious complications of kidney disease, in a study by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.

Among adults who were identified as having chronic kidney disease… New test can predict complications from kidney disease   



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