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The spectrum of prostate cancer care: From curative intent to palliation

Abstract:

Prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent malignancies affecting men in the developed world. A spectrum of disease states exists and management is tailored to individual patients. Increasing public awareness and prostate-specific antigen testing have led to earlier detection and the possibility of cure but have increased the risk of overtreatment of indolent disease. Advances in curative modalities have reduced side effects and offer patients a choice of treatments. Nonetheless, many need ...

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10.1007/s11918-008-0010-6

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Journal:
Current Prostate Reports
Volume:
6
Issue:
2
Pages:
56-63
Publication date:
2008-05-05
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EISSN:
1544-225X
ISSN:
1544-1865
URN:
uuid:a2314f75-5991-4ff8-a9ac-bf57b38e12cd
Source identifiers:
121040
Local pid:
pubs:121040
Language:
English

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