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New Test Improves Assessment of Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
New York Times

A new test can help distinguish aggressive prostate cancer from less threatening ones, potentially saving many men from unneeded operations for tumors that would never hurt them, researchers are reporting. The test, developed by Genomic Health, could triple the number of men who could confidently monitor their tumors rather than undergo surgery or radiation treatments, according to the company and to researchers.