MRI scans could be a 'game-changer' in prostate cancer testing
Men with positive prostate cancer blood tests could avoid risky biopsies in the future ... Dr Stricker said the results also mean healthy men could avoid the problems associated with biopsies. "The traditional technique of biopsy can cause infection ...
Daily Checkup: Common prostate problems are commonly ignored
The prostate ... early detection, while the cancer is still localized. “Since we can’t rely on symptoms if we are going to catch prostate cancer early, we use screening tests — the digital rectal exam and the PSA test, which is a blood test ...
What's New in Health Care: Detecting Prostate Cancer
“There are some problems ... actually see the prostate cancer. Before, that wasn’t possible.” For Lafayette attorney Shannon Hardy, Laborde’s MRI technique proved a lifesaver. The 48-year-old Hardy says after undergoing blood work in 2010, his ...
Detect Cancer Through Blood Test Maybe?
Johnson & Johnson in a combined effort with researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital to develop a simple blood test that could ... release by cancer cells like prostate-specific antigen for early prostate cancer detection or those that depend ...
Could changes in PSA levels help detect prostate cancer?
A blood test used to detect prostate cancer - called the PSA test ... or whether it is growing more quickly and might cause health problems. This means that some men who have the PSA test end up having unnecessary tests and treatments.