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HPV test beats Pap for cervical cancer screening

Two big studies suggest possible new ways to screen healthy people for cervical or prostate cancers, but a third disappointed those hoping for a way to detect early signs of deadly ovarian tumors.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Cancer
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Detecting the undetectable in prostate cancer screening

A team of Northwestern University researchers, using an extremely sensitive tool based on nanotechnology, has detected previously undetectable levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in patients who have undergone radical ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Cancer
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Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests

(AP) -- Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Experts say US doctors overtesting, overtreating

(AP) -- Too much cancer screening, too many heart tests, too many cesarean sections. A spate of recent reports suggest that too many Americans - maybe even President Barack Obama - are being overtreated.

dateMar 12, 2010 in Health
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