Diagnosing prostate cancer.

  • Published 2003 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


Prostate cancer kills 10,000 men in Britain each year. It has overtaken lung cancer as the most common form of cancer in males. But studies have found diagnostic methods to be inaccurate, both in detecting abnormalities and in predicting whether patients should undergo potentially damaging operations or that their tumours are slow-growing, non-aggressive and better left alone.

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@article{2003DiagnosingPC, title={Diagnosing prostate cancer.}, author={}, journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)}, year={2003}, volume={17 47}, pages={17} }