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New Biomarker Found for Prostate Cancer

Posted on: February 12, 2009

Time to Buy Stocks

…at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Looks like they found a new biomarker that can tell your doctor whether or not you have prostate cancer, and if so, how much. Advantages include not having to cut your groin to look at the tumor, and less need for radiotoxic scans.

Other notable biomarkers include CK-MB and troponin for heart attacks. I'm not quite sure if LDH (lactate dehydrogenase) would fall under the biomarker category…

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