TITLE

Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Yields Positive Results, But With a Few Cautions

AUTHOR(S)
Reynolds, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;7/16/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 14, p1030
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the results of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Data showing that men who took the drug finasteride reduced their risk of getting prostate cancer by about 25 percent; High rate of detection of cancer in subjects raising concerns about the clinical significance of the cancers that were detected and of the reduction achieved with finasteride treatment. INSET: Estimated Effect of Finasteride on Prostate Cancer Development..
ACCESSION #
10408517

 

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