Here’s a study on a new genetic urine test that seems to do a good job both diagnosing and sorting out men who need treatment vs less aggressive cases. Still in the investigational phasehttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bju.14811
Urine‐derived EV‐RNA can provide diagnostic information on aggressive prostate cancer prior to biopsy, and prognostic information for men on AS. PUR represents a new and versatile biomarker that could result in substantial alterations to current treatment of patients with prostate cancer.
Here’s a plain English article that reports on this new development...https://www.healthline.com/health-news/urine-test-may-make-prostate-cancer-diagnosis-easier
It’s great to see new advances popping up on a regular basis in the diagnosis and treatment of PCa. It bodes well for our sons .