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An Algorithm That Can Identify High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Researchers have been working on a tool that can identify low- and high-risk prostate cancer more accurately.

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Genetic Counselor Explains BRCA Genetic Mutations

Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.

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Analyzing Tumor Changes in Prostate Cancer

Looking at how prostate cancer tumors change over time may help determine how aggressive the cancer is and how it should be treated, according to a new study.

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Cancer Screen Week Highlights Screening Challenges

Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.

New Advice About PSA Testing

New Advice About Prostate Cancer Screening

Should you be screened for prostate cancer? These new guidelines say no if you're older than 70.

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What Do You Know About Prostate Biopsy?

A prostate biopsy, performed on an outpatient basis, takes about 20 minutes and is used to diagnose or rule out prostate cancer. Here’s what to expect.

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What Is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is a serious and common health problem among American men. Here's what you should know, including symptoms, screening, and diagnosis.

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Making Sense of Prostate Cancer Tumor Stages

The TNM staging system describes how far prostate cancer has spread and helps determine appropriate treatment options.

What Is A Gleason Score

What Is a Gleason Score?

If you have prostate cancer, your Gleason score helps you understand how aggressive the cancer is, and it helps you choose the best treatment.

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How Effective Are Prostate Cancer Tests?

There are many tests out there to help diagnose prostate cancer, but it’s not yet clear how useful they are. Here’s what to consider.