Study finds early diagnostic MRI to be cost-effective method for detecting prostate cancer
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  May 21, 2017  
  Prostate Cancer  
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 Study finds early diagnostic MRI to be cost-effective method for detecting prostate cancerStudy finds early diagnostic MRI to be cost-effective method for detecting prostate cancer
 
A diagnostic MRI followed by one of three MRI-guided biopsy strategies is a cost-effective method to detect prostate cancer, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.
 
 
 New IsoPSA assay detects prostate cancer more precisely than current testsNew IsoPSA assay detects prostate cancer more precisely than current tests
 
A team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, and other clinical sites have demonstrated that a new blood test known as IsoPSA detects prostate cancer more precisely than current tests in two crucial measures - distinguishing cancer from benign conditions, and identifying patients with high-risk disease.
 
   Study: Educational session effective at reducing distress in prostate cancer patients and female partnersStudy: Educational session effective at reducing distress in prostate cancer patients and female partners
 
In a recent study, an educational session helped alleviate distress equally in both patients with prostate cancer and their partners.
 
 Poor environmental quality is linked to increased cancer incidence, say researchers
 
Poor environmental quality is linked to increased cancer incidence, say researchersA new study has demonstrated an association between cancer incidence and poor environmental quality across U.S. counties. In counties where exposure to harmful environmental factors is highest, cancer rates are also highest, particularly the rates of breast cancer and prostate cancer.