Last week I posted on the research into the PSA test and how it was leading to some men receiving radical treatment that was not necessary and had long term effects such as impotence and incontinence.
You will also find out more about Prostate Cancer in the post and the symptoms to be aware of.
This week new of another research project that has established a different model of protocols based on a number of clearly established factors. This new model is due to be rolled out later this year to doctors and the research indicates that it provides 90% accuracy in identifying the correct treatment for each individual patient.
Thousands of prostate cancer patients could be spared surgery as experts create a tool that calculates their risk of dying from the disease with 90 percent accuracy