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RENAL AND UROLOGY NEWS.COM: Researchers have identified a new genetic marker that may be associated with earlier time for diagnosis of prostate cancer in Caucasian men who have a family history of the disease. If the data are confirmed, the marker could help clinicians personalise prostate cancer screening. READ MORE>

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REUTERS: The presence of multiple single nucleotide polymorphisms (DNA variations) associated with increased prostate cancer risk, coupled with a positive family history, accurately identify men at high risk for prostate cancer who might benefit from aggressive chemo-prevention with agents such as finasteride (drug treatment). READ MORE>

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