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Individualized screening protocols may reduce number of unnecessary prostate biopsies By Sarah Guy 11 January 2010 Eur Urol 2010; 57: 79–85 MedWire News: An individualized approach to prostate cancer screening that relies on pre-biopsy information in addition to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test results, could reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies, study findings show. This approach …

trifecta

In betting on horses, a trifecta is when one not only picks the top three winners, but picks them in order as well. It now has been adapted to prostate cancer and relates to three important post treatment variables.   That is, how did the patient do in terms of continence, potency and cure of prostate …