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New test for men with prostate cancer

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Men with prostate cancer may benefit from a newly developed test.

The new test uses advanced genetic methods to measure how aggressive the cancer is. Its aimed at helping men decide what treatment can be done or if it should  be done. Researchers believe the test could save men from unneeded surgery or other treatments that could lead to complications.

It is not covered by insurance companies.

 

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