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  • Feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer

    Feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer0

    Feasibility of genetic screening for prostate cancer  Genetic ‘barcoding’ in GP surgeries picks out men at increased risk for follow-up checks  Pilot study shows population screening is feasible for improving disease detection  Larger-scale study to begin which could prove effectiveness of a prostate cancer screening programme Genetic screening for prostate cancer in GP surgeries could

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  • UK First Study to Assess Role of Whole-Genome Screening in Primary Care

    UK First Study to Assess Role of Whole-Genome Screening in Primary Care0

    · Blood tests to be used to read entire genetic code of people attending a GP surgery, to look for faulty genes relating to cancer and heart disease  · Pilot study to assess feasibility and psychological acceptability of genetic screening – and how it changes GP management decisions People in the UK will for the first time

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  • The Continued Evolution of Prostate Cancer Screening

    The Continued Evolution of Prostate Cancer Screening0

    New data will offer a unique insight into whether prostate MRI could be the test that we are looking for to preferentially detect those cancers which will benefit from treatment, whilst minimising over-detection and overtreatment which can only cause harm. The first attempt at prostate cancer screening assessed nearly 6000 men with annual digital rectal

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