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Emperor Naruhito to take prostate MRI test in November

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Emperor Naruhito to take prostate MRI test in November

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The emperor will take the test after the result from a separate prostate-specific antigen test showed values that were on a "somewhat concerning" trend.

Emperor Naruhito is set to take an MRI test in early November to check there is no disease in his prostate, the Imperial Household Agency said in a statement Monday.

The 62-year-old emperor will take the MRI test after the result from a separate prostate-specific antigen test showed values that were on a “somewhat concerning” trend, with the figures being slightly higher than the normal, the agency said.


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Published Date: 2022-10-03, 17:53:22

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