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New prostate cancer marker encouraging

Prostate cancer might be identifiable at an earlier stage due to the discovery of a new biological marker of prostate cancer, EPCA. Prostate tissue samples in the study were stained for EPCA, and 94% of those samples containing cancer were positive for the marker. Earlier detection and therefore treatment of cancer improves survival outcome.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Cancer Consultants

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About: New prostate cancer marker encouraging

Date: 2005

Source: Cancer Consultants


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