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JULY 18: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: Researchers are claiming that their Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment (CAPRA) score – using information at pre-treatment stage – accurately predicts long-term prostate cancer risk, but Mike Scott warns that another large-scale study may be needed before such a claim can be accepted. READ MORE>

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JUNE 14: INSCIENCES: Prostate cancer patients and their doctors will have a better way of gauging long-term risks and pinpointing high risk cases with a new prostate cancer risk assessment test developed by a University of California San Francisco team. UCSF says the test proved accurate in predicting bone metastasis, prostate cancer-specific mortality, and all-cause mortality when localised prostate cancer is first diagnosed. The test is known as the UCSF Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment, or CAPRA. READ MORE>

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