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Vast Majority of Men With Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Die From Other Causes

Men with early-stage prostate cancer (PCa) are far more likely to die from other causes, especially noncancer causes such as cardiac disease, according to a new study. The majority of men with advanced PCa die from their cancer.

Investigators said the study “provides the most contemporary and comprehensive evaluation of causes of death for men with PCa.” The findings are based on an analysis of data from 18 registries in the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program.

Read the full article here. 

source: Jody A. Charnow - Renal and Urology News