Knowledge is power with new cancer test

Knowledge is power with new cancer test
David Corr, chief executive, Atturos Pic: Liam Blake
Medtech start-up Atturos is preparing to bring to market a blood test that could help men diagnosed with prostate cancer avoid undergoing unnecessary surgery. “The lead product we have in development is a test for men who have been diagnosed with low to intermediate prostate cancer,” said David Corr, chief executive of Atturos. “They have to decide whether to opt for surgery and radiotherapy or go on to an active surveillance programme. These treatment options can have significant life-changing consequences, including urinary, bowel and erectile dysfunction.”

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