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A new urine test can help aid early detection of and treatment decisions about prostate cancer. Examining the urine sample for TMPRSS2:ERG and PCA3 and stratified patient into low, intermediate and high score, indicating their risk of cancer can…

Prostate surgery prostatectomy is found very effective in preventing death in men with aggressive prostate cancers, revealed by researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Cleveland Clinic and the University of Michigan. The study is published in the…


Low-income men are more likely to present with advanced prostate cancers, most likely because they don’t receive screening services shown to reduce the diagnosis of later-stage cancers, a UCLA study found. The study focused on a group of…


Although the link between early screening and prostate cancer survival is well established, men are less likely to go for early screening unless they have a wife or significant other living with them, according to a study published in…


Scientists have identified six new genes which play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes, and among the group is the second gene known to also play a role in prostate cancer. The new findings bring…


An experimental biomarker test developed by researchers at the University of Michigan more accurately detects prostate cancer than any other screening method currently in use, according to a study published in the February 1 issue of Cancer Research, a…


Nearly one in four women who undergo a partial mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer have another surgery to remove additional tissue (reexcision), and there is substantial surgeon and institutional variation in the rate of reexcisions that cannot be…


In a unique twist to a decades-old health crisis, Michigan State University researchers are testing a new vaccine to help people quit smoking and avoid relapses. Using a vaccine ? as opposed to patches or gums, which attempt…


The most widely used human embryonic stem cell lines lack genetic diversity, a finding that raises social justice questions that must be addressed to ensure that all sectors of society benefit from stem cell advances, according to a University…


Weight discrimination appears to add to the glass ceiling effect for women, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University scholar. Overweight and obese women are significantly underrepresented among the top CEOs in the United States,…

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