TITLE

Mismatched treatments found in prostate cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Trump, Donald L.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research which revealed that patients with prostate cancer may be given treatments that are not indicated because of preexisting conditions such bowel, urinary or sexual dysfunction. It references a study published in a 2007 issue of "Cancer." The researchers claimed that three treatment modalities, namely external beam radiation, brachytherapy and radical prostatectomy, are likely to worsen those preexisting conditions.
ACCESSION #
31672228

 

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