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Johns Hopkins develops updated tool to predict prostate cancer spread

  • Posted: January 4, 2013

Prostate cancer experts at Johns Hopkins have developed an updated version of the Partin Tables, a tool to help men diagnosed with prostate cancer and their doctors to better assess their chance of a surgical cure. The updated tool, based on a study of more than 5,600 men treated at The Johns Hopkins Hospital from 2006 to 2011, is published in the Jan. 3 issue of the British Journal of Urology International. Johns Hopkins is home to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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