Aggressive Prostate Cancer Treatment Despite Guidelines

Aggressive Prostate Cancer Treatment Despite Guidelines
When men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and have a life expectancy of less than 10 years, national guidelines recommend “watchful waiting” instead of treatment, as patients are unlikely to see added benefits from aggressive treatment, such as radiation or surgery, within 10 years. Regardless of these guidelines, a study from the University of California,

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Maureen Newman is a science columnist for Pulmonary Hypertension News. She is currently a PhD student studying biomedical engineering at University of Rochester, working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit's laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment.

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