TITLE

Chilling prostate cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Newman, Richard J.
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/12/92, Vol. 113 Issue 14, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the controversy over the use of cryosurgery for treatment of prostate cancer, which has been used only at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, on 115 men over the last 15 months. Comments from Darracott Vaughan, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, that cryosurgery could be too good to be true; Examples; Other options. INSET: The lure of free screening (for prostate cancer)..
ACCESSION #
9210123779

 

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