New advances in treatment for prostate disease are a chief focus of Harvard Medical School's 2011 Annual Report on Prostate Diseases. "All of these advances may change the way men with prostate disease are treated right now or in the near future," says Dr. Marc Garnick, editor in chief of the report. "While many of these therapies are still in experimental phases, this is one of the most exciting times to be a doctor practicing in this field. Many patients who previously had no other alternatives may soon be able to get the help they need to live healthy and productive lives."
These innovations include the following:
A companion Web site, www.HarvardProstateKnowledge.org, offers additional information and patient stories, interactive quizzes, videos, and an opportunity for readers to submit their own questions on prostate health. The site will also continue to cover advances in treatments of prostate disease.
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