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EUREKALERT.ORG:  Positron emission tomography/computer tomography scans with the imaging agent choline can detect recurring prostate cancer sooner than conventional imaging technologies in some patients after prostate surgery. READ MORE>

This is according to a new study published in Journal of Nuclear Medicine, which includes a broader examination of new agents and techniques for imaging prostate cancer.

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BIZ FACE FORUM: A new look at a large database of prostate cancer patients shows that obesity plays no favourites when it comes to increasing the risk of recurrence after surgery. Being way overweight is equally bad for blacks and whites, say researchers. READ MORE>

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Men with prostate cancer who take part in a brief stress management program before undergoing surgery to remove their prostate feel better mentally before and after the operation, and report better physical functioning a full year after the surgery, a new study shows. READ MORE>

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