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Urine Test

New tests detect 99% of recurrent bladder cancer, says report

A new urine test, used alongside an internal bladder examination has a 99 per cent success rate in detecting recurrent bladder cancers, says a recent study.

Pioneering test will predict bladder cancer

A simple urine test could revolutionise the way doctors diagnose bladder cancer according to a new study by Cancer Research UK.

Urine protein could pave the way for new prostate cancer test

Cancer Research UK scientists have shown that a protein in urine could be a powerful indicator of prostate cancer risk, according to a study published in PLoS ONE.