Cancer News

Midlife PSA Levels Correlate to Risk of Future Lethal Prostate Cancer (08/15/2016)

A baseline prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level among men at midlife appears to be highly correlated with the risk of developing lethal prostate cancer within their lifetimes. These results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States. Recently, screening … Continue reading "Midlife PSA Levels Correlate to Risk of Future Lethal Prostate Cancer"

Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk (05/25/2016)

Counsyl launches oncology business unit, an expanded test to assess risk for inherited forms of cancer, and tools to improve genetic screening rates across the healthcare system Counsyl, a DNA testing and genetic counseling service, today announced its expansion into the oncology market, with a focus on advancing cancer risk screening and helping cancer prevention efforts. Counsyl’s … Continue reading "Counsyl Announces Major Oncology Expansion to Advance Genetic Screening for Cancer Risk"