TITLE

Risk of prostate cancer associated with benign prostate disease: a primary care case-control study

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Brian S.; Lapitan, Marie Carmela M.; Simpson, Colin R.; Sheikh, Aziz
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p664
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on the association between the benign diseases of prostate over 5 years in a representative Scottish community-based population. It tested the theory that some recorded diagnoses of benign disease may actually indicate the early stages of the diagnostic process for prostate cancer. It suggests that there is no significant increase risk of prostate cancer in men with prostate symptoms where a cancer diagnosis cannot be confirmed within the first 6 months to a year.
ACCESSION #
67239149

 

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