Prostate cancer: use of PURE-test
Published : 2019-12-06 - Categories : Our news
One of the major points of the research is to replace rectal examination with another procedure that should be less embarrassing for the patient. Easy to use, PUR or Prostate Urine Risk ensures a quick and reliable diagnosis. It can be used at home.
How does it work, what is the purpose of it?
According to researcher Jeremy Clark, "The prostate is a secretory organ. Secretions carry cells and molecules from the prostate to the urethra, which are then excreted in the urine. If cancer is present, then tumor cells will also be carried by the secretions. They will be detectable in the urine. »
The patient's morning urine is placed on the PUR device. Then everything is done automatically. In the end, we will be able to know whether the result is positive or not, and to evaluate the stage of the disease.
What are the advantages?
-Causing less discomfort and travel anxiety for the patient.
This test is a substitute for the rectal exam. It can be done at home. Its effectiveness has been proven. PUR was used on 14 people who went through the rectal exam. The results obtained with PUR are more reliable and consistent.
-Brings more precisions and completes blood tests and MRIs.
With the help of biological markers in the urine, this new screening device makes it possible to determine the stage of progression of prostate cancer. It reveals the presence of genes and amino acids that are specific to dangerous and metastatic cancer.
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