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Prostate cancer

15 October 2010

Protein in urine signals cancer risk

A protein in urine could be a strong indicator of prostate cancer risk, according to scientists, who say their findings could one day be developed into a quick and simple test.

Protein urine test may signal prostate cancer

"The protein is easy to detect because it is found in urine and would potentially be a very simple test to carry out on men to identify those most at risk of developing the disease," said Hayley Whitaker of the Cambridge institute, who led the study.

 

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