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‘Sniffing’ urine to detect prostate cancer could prevent unnecessary biopsies

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2017 — On the list of dreaded medical tests, a prostate biopsy probably ranks fairly high. The common procedure requires sticking a needle into the prostate gland to remove tissue for assessment. Thousands of men who undergo the uncomfortable procedure, prompted by a positive PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test, ultimately don’t require…