Doctors could predict aggressive prostate cancer earlier with Aussie research

Lethal forms of the disease could be diagnosed sooner with the identification of epigenetic biomarkers, say authors
Australian Associated Press

Epigenetic biomarkers to predict more aggressive forms of prostate cancer have been identified by researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Combined with traditional clinical tools, the group believe their findings will allow doctors to predict whether men will go on to develop more metastatic forms of the disease.