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WALL ST JOURNAL: Scientists may soon be able to answer the agonising question facing men with prostate cancer: does their cancer need immediate treatment or can it be left alone? READ MORE> and HERE> and HERE>

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK:  Screening of all men for prostate cancer can’t yet be justified, but there is plenty of evidence to support screening of those with the highest risk (ie, family history). READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: There is no evidence that tumour volume is an independent predictor of prostate cancer outcome and it should not be considered as a marker of tumour risk, behaviour or prognosis. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Researchers have developed an accurate tool to determine the chances of finding prostate cancer in men who have already had a negative biopsy and for whom a repeat biopsy is being considered. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: The heaviest smokers in a study of more than 20,000 had a 24% to 30% greater risk of death from prostate cancer than non-smokers. READ MORE>

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YOUR INFO GUIDE: THOSE men who stay active can significantly cut down on their risk getting prostate cancer. In fact the more aerobic the exercise the better; walking, hiking, swimming and bike riding were some of the examples given in a study by Harvard Medical School. READ MORE>

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