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How MRI & Genomics Could Prevent 1 in 6 Prostate Cancer Deaths

A new study suggests that screening for prostate cancer using genetic testing and a multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) scan before an invasive biopsy could prevent as many as 1 in 6 deaths from the disease and significantly reduce over-diagnosis and unnecessary treatment.[i] Researchers at the University College of London modeled the

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Understanding PSA Levels for Prostate Cancer, Doctor holding prostate model and stethoscope

Understanding PSA Levels & The PSA Test

What is a PSA test normal range? What is a dangerous PSA level? When you or a loved one receive a PSA score, some of the first questions that come to mind are, “Is this normal?” and “What now? Do I need to take action?” The answers to those questions

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November 2020

November 2020 Online Events

November 4, 2020, at 6 PM (PST) Paradigm Shift In Prostate Cancer Disease Management Location: Acqua California Bistro | 71800 CA-111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 Featured Speakers: Bernadette Greenwood, MSc, RT(R)(MR)(ARRT) | Chief Research Officer | HALO Dx Dr. John Feller | Chief Medical Officer | HALO Dx Dr. Jeff

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The 6 Most Effective Natural Remedies for an Enlarged Prostate

Just as ears and noses get bigger as we age, the prostate gland continues to grow over time.1 In fact, enlarged prostate–also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is so common that medical professionals consider it an inevitable consequence of aging with male hormones. What is not inevitable are

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October 2020 Online Events

October 2, 2020, at 10 AM (PST) LECTURE: Alzheimers Coachella Valley’s Traveling The Journey Together presents “Community and Caregivers at the Front Line” Presented by Dr. Christopher R. Hancock, HALO Diagnostics Medical Director & Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist “Traveling the Journey Together” is Alzheimers Coachella Valley’s online educational series for caregivers and

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The Problem with Systematic Prostate Biopsy

When prostate cancer is suspected, a biopsy is needed to confirm?or rule out?a cancer diagnosis. During a biopsy, a needle is inserted into the prostate gland through the wall of the rectum. A small amount of tissue is removed and sent to a laboratory for further evaluation. The vast majority

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Psa Blood Score

The (Continued) Importance of PSA Screening

In 2011, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a grade of “D” to the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. A “D” grade generally means that the test does more harm than good. But is that really the case? Prior to the USPSTF announcement, the PSA test was

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American Urological Association

The AUA Now Recommends Prostate MRI Before Biopsy

“There is now sufficient data to support the use of prostate MRI in all men before their initial prostate biopsy when the MRI is of sufficient quality.” – Marc A. Bjurlin, DO, MSc., AUA Policy Statement Co-Author Multiparametric prostate MRI (mpMRI) recently received a huge boost when the American Urological

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