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URO TODAY: Radiation dose delivered to the prostate and nearby organs in every brachytherapy procedure should be carefully analysed using post-implant CT or MRI and uniformly documented in every patient, according to new brachytherapy guidelines just issued in the US. READ MORE>

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PROSTABLOG NZ: Researchers have found a way for doctors to predict aggressive prostate cancer, according to a story on a website called EMAX HEALTH.

If only.

In fact, the discovery is nothing of the kind, and that becomes obvious in the last sentence:

MRI was able to help diagnose hidden prostate tumours 87 percent of the time in 31 men studied, and could help predict aggressive prostate cancer in a large percentage of men.

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JUNE 20: URO TODAY: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) spares the penile bulb irrespective of the prostate cancer treatment method, new research has found. READ MORE>

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JUNE 5: AHN: A combination of a basic magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, test and breathing oxygen may determine the best course for treating some cancer patients, University of Texas, Southwestern researchers said. READ MORE>

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