Gas chromatographic diagnosis of prostate cancer (maybe)

Most of our readers have probably all been aware for some time that trained dogs are able to “diagnose” prostate cancer — with a high degree of accuracy — by smelling the urine of men who do and don’t have the disease. The same is true for some other cancers too — notably bladder cancer. … READ MORE …

A very different way to project risk for clinically significant prostate cancer?

We don’t want to suggest that the recent paper by a Japanese research team in the journal Andrology is necessarily going to revolutionize the diagnosis of clinically significant prostate cancer. A great deal more work would be required to justify the hypothesis that they put forward. On the other hand, their hypothesis is definitely interesting. … READ MORE …