Tag Archives: Prostate

Prostate cancer breakthrough: New blood test could help thousands

Scientists said the discovery could lead to a “paradigm shift in the way we diagnose prostate cancer”.  More than 47,000 men are ­diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK. Current ­prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing spots tumours early but has a high rate of false positives. When a high PSA level in the blood is detected, a… Read More »

Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: New, quicker test to assess metastasis risk

People with prostate cancer are at risk of metastatic tumors forming. A newly developed test can assess this risk more quickly than existing tests and is also cheaper to run. Researchers explain the benefits of a new test that measures the risk of metastasis in prostate cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 11.2… Read More »