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RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: A US jury has found two doctors not guilty of failing to care properly for a prostate cancer patient who died, after his wife took a case based on absence of a timely PSA test. READ MORE>

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RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: High-intensity focused ultrasound shows promise as a treatment for early-stage prostate cancer, according to interim study results presented at the seventh meeting of the European Association of Urology’s Section of Oncological Urology. READ MORE>

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JULY 24:  RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: A protein that shows up in the urine of men with prostate cancer, but not those who don’t have it, may be an effective screening test by 2011, UK researchers believe. READ MORE>

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JULY 24:  RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: Primary cryo-ablation of the entire prostate gland – treatment which uses freezing – is an effective option for prostate cancer patients, according to researchers. READ MORE>

The technique is associated with a low rate of biochemical recurrence and minimal urinary morbidity, based on data from 3209 patients who underwent primary cryo-ablation at a number of medical centres nationwide.

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