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  • A study led by Dr. Julia Hayes shows watching and routinely examining men with early, slow-growing prostate cancer is more effective and cheaper than sending them to surgery or radiation right away.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • A study led by Dr. Julia Hayes suggests two types of observation are safe, and often cost-saving alternatives to treating low-risk prostate cancer with immediate surgery or radiation.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • An editorial written by physicians at Dana-Farber supports a study showing there is no compelling evidence to justify using testosterone suppression therapy on men with early-stage prostate cancer.

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  • Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center report in a study that a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained that their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret the type of treatment they chose.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Steven Chang led a study showing robotic surgery for prostate cancer may have led to changes in the number of surgeons performing prostate removals and in the overall cost.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center report in a study that a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained that their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret the type of treatment they chose.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • A study by Dr. Paul Nguyen and colleagues at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center shows a small percentage of prostate cancer patients complained their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret their choice of treatment.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • Dr. Paul L. Nguyen led a study showing prostate cancer patients with health insurance are less likely to have metastatic disease or die from the cancer than those without health insurance.

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  • Research led by Dr. Julia Hayes found that many men with low-risk, localized prostate cancers can safely choose observation instead of undergoing immediate treatment and have a better quality of life while reducing health care costs.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • The recent approval of new drugs for treating advanced prostate cancer provides patients with more clinical choices. Dr. Philip Kantoff, Dana-Farber's Chief Clinical Research Officer, said these options pose challenges to clinicians, who must select the right therapies at the right time for each patient.

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