The Prostate Cancer Charity comments on a study into genetic markers which could increase the predictive value of PSA testing for the disease

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New Urine test

Dr Kate Holmes, Research Manager at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and BBC News Online about a new and reliable urine test which can detect whether men are at high risk of developing prostate cancer.

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John Neate, Chief Executive at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to the Daily Telegraph, BBC Online and The Sun about the preliminary results of a trial of almost 800 men who took abiraterone acetate and lived almost four months longer than men given a placebo.

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Dr Kate Holmes, Research Manager at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to the Daily Mail about new research carried out by the University of Illinois, which revealed that a chemical found in babies' bottles increase the risk of men developing prostate cancer later in life.

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Our comments on new research from the University of Illinois which suggests that the chemical Bisphenol A, used in the production of plastics, can increase the risk of developing prostate cancer in rats.

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We comment on new research published in The Lancet into a new drug, cabazitaxel, which can extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer that no longer responds to hormone therapies by an average of 2.4 months.

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Dr Sarah Cant, Head of Policy and Campaigns at The Prostate Cancer Charity, spoke to The Daily Telegraph and BBC News Online about new research published by the British Medical Journal, which suggests a single blood test for every man aged 60 could save tens of thousands of lives by pinpointing those most at risk of prostate cancer.

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