Dr. Kathleen Cooney will present about the number of young men being diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer.
Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons, of the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, said a MRI-guided prostate biopsy will enhance the patient experience by reducing the number of false-positive biopsies and resulting in earlier diagnosis when cancer is present.
PHEN President Thomas Farrington raised the issue of prostate cancer overtreatment in his book "Battling The Killer Within" in 2001. PHEN continues to address this issue aggressively...
"These effects were more immediate and pronounced in the urban/academic setting, and more gradual in suburban and rural settings."