Disparities in Prostate Cancer

Misconception About the Link Between Prostate Cancer & Urinary Symptoms May Lead to Later Diagnosis
The focus of national guidelines and public health campaigns on promoting a link between prostate cancer and urinary symptoms despite a lack of scientific evidence may make patients with early, curable stages of prostate cancer miss the opportunity to have their cancer detected and treated, according to a review published in BMC Medicine.  Over the last decade, there has been a decline in the survival rate of patients with prostate cancer over a period of ten years in the UK, mainly because the disease is detected at a relatively late stage. Researchers at Cambridge, Vincent J. Gnanapragasam, David Greenberg, and Neil Burnet, reviewed the scientific evidence base of the link ...
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