New Urine Test Precisely Diagnoses Prostate Cancer

A team of scientists in Korea have come up with an easier, more accurate way to diagnose prostate cancer.

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Although prostate cancer is one of the most common forms in men, diagnostic accuracy in blood tests is surprisingly low at around 30%. Because of this, additional invasive and painful biopsies are needed to confirm. Thankfully, a recent EurekAlert! article reported on a new urine test that aims to improve prostate cancer diagnoses. A team of researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology developed the technique that provides results in just twenty minutes with nearly 100% accuracy.

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