New Analysis Contradicts Previous Finding of No Benefit in Prostate Surgery for Early-Stage Patients

New Analysis Contradicts Previous Finding of No Benefit in Prostate Surgery for Early-Stage Patients
A new analysis of three large U.S. cancer databases indicates that a previous influential study that found no benefit to prostate surgery in the early stages of cancer does not reflect real-world patients. Contrary to what the study suggested, men with localized prostate cancer might benefit from prostate surgery, or prostatectomy. A definitive study is now needed to show the relative benefits of intervention versus observation, researchers say. The findings, by researchers at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, were recently presented at the 
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