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Archive for the ‘Prostate Cancer testing’ Category

July 21, 2017Risk of aggressive prostate cancer increases with height

New research conducted at Oxford University has found that taller men have an increased risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer than their shorter peers. The study found that whilst there is little association between overall height and the risk of developing prostate cancer, taller men have a higher risk of developing aggressive high-grade tumours. For […]

December 23, 2016Early detection & early treatment – new Prostate cancer laser treatment

Bluecrest is pleased to note the new advances being made in the treatment of Prostate Cancer. As was widely reported recently ( click http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38304076 ) surgeons have described a new treatment for early stage prostate cancer as “truly transformative”. Like most cancers, early detection followed by early treatment is important.  The development of new treatment options are […]

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February 21, 2014Prostate Cancer and PSA (prostate specific antigen) testing.

What is the Prostate? The prostate gland is only found in men, is the size and shape of a walnut and lies beneath the bladder, and surrounds the tube the passes urine and semen. It’s job is to make some of the fluid that carries sperm, called semen. There are three common problems that affect […]

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