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Prostate cancer test 'five years away', say doctors

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A team of doctors from Southmead Hospital in Bristol say they could be five years away from developing a test to detect prostate cancer.

If they succeed, it would be a worldwide medical breakthrough, potentially saving thousands of lives.

BBC Points West's Alice Bouverie reports.

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