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Virus Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Connection may lead to better diagnosis, customized treatment

(Newser) - Aggressive human prostate cancer cells contain a virus associated with cancer in animals, a discovery that raises hopes for more accurate diagnosis and treatment of the disease, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. "We're not saying this virus causes cancer," cautioned the lead researcher. "The best we can... More »

Docs ID Prostate Cancer Gene Markers

Screening test for men at risk could be on market in 3 years

(Newser) - Seven genetic markers that increase a man's risk of developing prostate cancer have been identified, the Guardian reports. A test to screen for the affected genes should be ready within 3 years, British researchers say, leading to more effective early diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The newly identified genes,... More »

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