Posts Tagged ‘survival rates’

New Prostate Cancer Blood Test Could Save Lives

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A prostate cancer blood test, new on the market, could save lives. The test looks for circulating tumor cells and could avoid unnecessary biopsies and treatments. So far, tests are very encouraging. By combining the new blood test with the current prostate specific antigen (PSA) results, the diagnosis is more than 90% accurate, according to…

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Surgeons Preparing Seniors For Surgery With Diet And Exercise

Surgeons are now preparing seniors for surgery by first putting them a diet and exercise regimen for several weeks prior to surgery.       Surgeons: Preparing Seniors For Surgery Surgery can be hard on older adults, resulting in serious complications and death far more often than in younger patients. But many seniors aren’t adequately…

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