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Mayo Clinic discovers biological markers that could guide treatment for prostate cancer

19:00 EST 2 Jan 2019 | AAAS

(Mayo Clinic) Genetic alterations in low-risk prostate cancer diagnosed by needle biopsy can identify men that harbor higher-risk cancer in their prostate glands, Mayo Clinic has discovered. The research, which is published in the January edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, found for the first time that genetic alterations associated with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer also may be present in some cases of low-risk prostate cancers.

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