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New studies to improve prostate cancer detection to be presented at AUA annual meeting

New studies to improve prostate cancer detection to be presented at AUA annual meeting

Study: Targeted biopsy technique better than standard biopsy at detecting high-risk prostate cancer

Study: Targeted biopsy technique better than standard biopsy at detecting high-risk prostate cancer

BRCA2 mutations herald poor prognosis in screen-detected prostate cancer

BRCA2 mutations herald poor prognosis in screen-detected prostate cancer

Beckman announces national availability of Prostate Health Index

Beckman announces national availability of Prostate Health Index

Six essential screening tests all men should receive during lifetime

Six essential screening tests all men should receive during lifetime

Vitamin D deficiency predicts prostate biopsy outcomes

Vitamin D deficiency predicts prostate biopsy outcomes

Possible link between aggressive prostate cancer and vitamin D deficiency

Possible link between aggressive prostate cancer and vitamin D deficiency

Noninvasive technique detects prostate cancer using an electronic nose

Noninvasive technique detects prostate cancer using an electronic nose

Inflammation has ‘etiologic link’ with prostate cancer

Inflammation has ‘etiologic link’ with prostate cancer

Study: Chronic inflammation associated with aggressive prostate cancer

Study: Chronic inflammation associated with aggressive prostate cancer

Risk-based approach for screening men at increased risk of prostate cancer

Risk-based approach for screening men at increased risk of prostate cancer

African American men have increased risk of prostate cancer

African American men have increased risk of prostate cancer

Bladder involvement can lead to prostate cancer misdiagnosis

Bladder involvement can lead to prostate cancer misdiagnosis

Study evaluates genetic predisposition in BPH patients developing prostate cancer

Study evaluates genetic predisposition in BPH patients developing prostate cancer

Digital rectal exam important for prostate screening, researchers say

Digital rectal exam important for prostate screening, researchers say

Cutting down on fried food could lower prostate cancer risk

Cutting down on fried food could lower prostate cancer risk

Combination of novel drug therapy and PSA test can effectively detect prostate cancer

Combination of novel drug therapy and PSA test can effectively detect prostate cancer

Researchers develop and test new prostate cancer screening method

Researchers develop and test new prostate cancer screening method

Researchers call for digital rectal exam revival

Researchers call for digital rectal exam revival

FDA clears ProUroCare’s new prostate mechanical imaging system

FDA clears ProUroCare’s new prostate mechanical imaging system