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Prostate cancer

02 June 2010

No more Dr Rubberglove?

A urine test can help doctors better spot prostate cancer than either the current blood test or a rectal exam alone, researchers report.

A urine test can help doctors better spot prostate cancer than either the current blood test or a rectal exam alone, researchers report.
 

Trying to diagnose prostate cancer is one of the most maddening tasks a doctor has. The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that produces semen and it is hard to get to.

Some tests miss tumours
 

 

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