Health groups create online prostate cancer database

10/25/2012 | Healthcare Informatics online

The Prostate Cancer Foundation and three other groups have unveiled an online database intended to help prostate cancer patients monitor disease progression while preventing complications due to overtreatment. "This database will eventually give us a better way to predict which men benefit from treatment and which men will not be harmed by choosing to defer treatment," said Dr. Stuart Holden, the Prostate Cancer Foundation's medical director.

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