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Though not perfect, blood test for prostate cancer is still recommended
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a common way to detect prostate cancer in its earliest stages.
Hopkins Researchers Find Better Blood Test for Prostate Cancer
New studies of a blood protein recently identified at Johns Hopkins, early prostate cancer antigen-2 (EPCA-2), may change the way men are screened for prostate cancer.
New blood test for prostate cancer?
Further work will be needed to simplify the test and to examine larger numbers of men to determine its cost-effectiveness before it can be applied more widely.
A Study Questions Blood-Test Results On Prostate Cancer
Significant numbers of older men whose results on a popular screening test for prostate cancer are normal may nonetheless have cancer, a new study has found.