Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men, after skin cancer. Many of the current tests to screen for this cancer are notoriously unreliable.

A new test is simple, inexpensive and can predict prostate cancer five years before treatment would be needed. This could spare thousands of men from unnecessary biopsies and surgeries.

Medical Discovery News is hosted by professors Norbert Herzog at Quinnipiac University, and David Niesel of the University of Texas Medical Branch. Learn more at www.medicaldiscoverynews.com.

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