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DNA analysis could explain increased risk of prostate cancer in Black men

Scientists have discovered genetic differences which explain why Black men are more prone to prostate cancer compared to other ethnicities, leading to hopes that a test can be developed which identifies those at elevated risk. Prostate cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer among men in Britain, accounting for approximately 52,300 cases and 12,000 fatalities annually in the UK.…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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Portable prostate cancer test could revolutionise early detection

A new portable and rapid prostate cancer test could give populations most at risk of prostate cancer, such as African-American men, a fast, convenient route to diagnosis. The inexpensive test, which mirrors the now-familiar two-strip lateral flow test device, can give results in around 15 minutes following the application of a drop of blood. The cube-shaped 1.6 inch reader measures…
Ben Kemp
January 7, 2022