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

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One comment

  1. Chris O'Neill says:

    No the new analysis does not contradict the previous finding of no benefit in prostate surgery for early-stage patients. It merely points out a factor that might have prevented the previous study from discovering benefit.

    A “contradiction” would amount to proving benefit where there was previously proof that there was no benefit. Neither of these things has happened.

    This blog is very heavily weighted toward spin.

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