Promising prostate test

Brink, Susan; Mannix, Margaret
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p79
Reports that a simple blood test may soon help prostate cancer patients decide if surgery will help them. The new test, described in the June 1994 issue of the journal `Urology,' is the first application of molecular technology to assess the spread of cancer. Details of the test called reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; Percentage of false-positive readings; Where test is available on an experimental basis.


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