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INSCIENCES: Death from prostate cancer does not vary greatly between men who undergo annual PSA screening and those who do not, according to an investigation of PSA outcomes published in the Archives on Internal Medicine today. 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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JUNE 6:  INSCIENCES: Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the US have found that older men, who are otherwise healthy, benefit from aggressive treatment for unfavorable-risk prostate cancer, a finding that draws contrasts with a recent US Preventive Task Force recommendation stating that older men should not be screened for prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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