A More Precise Prostate Exam
The standard PSA exam is only 70% accurate at diagnosing prostate cancer, meaning that a third of the time, men undergo unnecessary biopsies.In an effort to close the gap, researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a genetic test that can raise the PSA exam’s accuracy to higher than 90%. Larger studies are needed before the test reaches doctors’ offices.
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