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15
Apr

Metastatic prostate cancer cases surge following USPSTF-recommended slowdown in screenings

Source: Metastatic prostate cancer cases surged following the issuance of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against routine screening for the disease, according to research published Monday. It was back in 2008 that the influential panel of experts urged against regular prostate-specific antigen testing among men older than 75, which spread to all ages by...

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04
Feb

AI Accurately Diagnoses Prostate Cancer

Source: Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, together with international collaborators, have completed a comprehensive international validation of artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnosing and grading prostate cancer.

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07
Apr

mpMRI reduces unnecessary prostate biopsies

Using multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) to image men suspected of having prostate cancer can reduce unnecessary biopsies by more than a third and increase the detection of clinically significant disease by more than 50%. By Kate Madden Yee, AuntMinnie.com staff writer

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22
Jan

Prostate MRI scoring system can standardize reporting, improve decision-making

“Integration of a scoring system into structured prostate MRI reports could be of great value to clinical research as well as routine clinical care..." Matt O'Connor | Imaging Informatics | Health Imaging

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09
Jan

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are choosing active surveillance

Traditionally, men with low-risk prostate cancer had undergone radical prostatectomy or radiation, but many are now opting for a more conservative active surveillance approach. Matt O'Connor | Oncology Imaging | Health Imaging

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03
Mar

Combined MRI, US-guided biopsy detects more prostate cancers

Biopsy guided by ultrasound (US) is the traditional method to determine if men have prostate cancer. But a new study found adding MRI-guided biopsy can increase the rate of prostate cancer detection. Matt O'Connor | Oncology Imaging | Health Imaging

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Quantitative MRI could advance prostate cancer detection
24
May

Quantitative MRI could advance prostate cancer detection

Researchers are reporting early success with a novel quantitative MRI technique designed to calculate changes in tissue volume within the prostate to improve the diagnosis of cancer and better evaluate its aggressiveness. By Wayne Forrest, AuntMinnie.com staff writer

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19
Jan

A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stages

Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the presence of eight common cancers. Called CancerSEEK, the blood test detects tiny amounts of DNA and proteins released into the blood stream from cancer cells. This can then indicate the presence of ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, bowel, lung or breast cancers. The Conversation

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23
Nov

Gut instinct: tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Researchers have found a substance in Giardia and tapeworm medicines that fights against prostate and colon cancer.

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