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Prostate cancer in the Vancouver Sun

2010.29.09

Prostate Cancer

British Columbia, unlike most other provinces, doesn’t pay for a blood test that can indicate prostate cancer. But that could change, as Vancouver’s leading experts review research that shows the prostate-specific antigen blood test saves lives.


Prostate

Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun Theatre Critic who had a PSA test on video for the Van Sun prostate package, prostate cancer patient Don Nishio, and Dr. Tom Pickles, a Radiation Oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency join us for a live-chat about prostate cancer Tuesday at noon.
When a person is diagnosed with cancer, his or her life is literally turned inside out.

B.C. scientists have developed an experimental new drug to shrink prostate cancer tumours, based on molecules extracted from a marine sponge collected in New Guinea.

Source: http://www.vancouversun.com/health/prostate-cancer/index.html

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