How a simple urine test can now help doctors spot signs of prostate cancer with 98 per cent accuracy



It is the most common form of cancer found in men in Britain, with 50,000 new cases diagnosed every year. 
And now doctors are able to spot signs of prostate cancer with a simple but highly accurate urine test to avoid unnecessary invasive biopsies.
The test can detect two markers of the cancer found in urine – levels of which have shown to be eight times higher in men who have the disease.
Scientists claim it could prevent 41 per cent of unnecessary biopsies, and it is 98 per cent accurate in distinguishing men who do not have the disease from those who do.
Researchers at the Radboud... read more

 
25 November 2017 in Health, Views: 50
Source: Daily Mail
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