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Well-informed men see prostate cancer testing as an individual decision rather than a public health priority. Miguel Pires da Rosa/Flickr

Informed Aussies less likely to want a prostate cancer test

Screening for prostate cancer using the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for men with no symptoms is controversial: experts are divided, and Australians are not routinely well-informed. Prostate cancer…
The new test could potentially spare men from unnecessarily having their prostate removed. Jeff Werner

Gene test may reduce unnecessary prostate removals

A new test could help doctors better understand which prostate cancers are likely to remain slow growing and could be managed…

Prostate proteins discovered

New proteins that may improve treatment for prostate disorders have been found. The G protein-coupled receptors enable cells…

A tomato a day keeps the doctor away

The red pigment in tomatoes could help prevent prostate cancer, according to researchers at a US university. A daily dose…

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