Studies Back Gen-Probe’s Prostate Cancer Test

Eight studies presented this week at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting suggest that Gen-Probe’s investigational test for the prostate cancer gene PCA3 may address some of the major challenges faced by urologists when diagnosing the disease.

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Two Studies Cast Doubt On Common Prostate Cancer Test

A common prostate-cancer screening test may be largely ineffective, according to two new studies. Scientists in the U.S. and Europe found that the PSA blood test saves few lives and leads to unnecessary treatments for large numbers of men.

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