Harvard Perspectives on Prostate Disease

Answering key clinical questions

An interview with renowned urology researcher E. David Crawford, M.D., about the state of clinical trials on prostate health

Can hormone therapy extend the lives of men with advanced prostate cancer? Might a drug traditionally prescribed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) help prevent prostate cancer? Does a short course of hormone therapy prior to a radical prostatectomy prevent or delay cancer's return?

Researchers have answered these questions — and countless others — through clinical trials, scientific studies that compare novel drugs and treatments with the current standard of care to determine what's best for patients and improve medical practice.

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