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Charlie Schmidt

Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Diseases

Charlie Schmidt is an award-winning freelance science writer based in Portland, Maine. In addition to writing for Harvard Health Publishing, Charlie has written for Science magazine, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Environmental Health Perspectives, Nature Biotechnology, and The Washington Post.

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Men's Health

Large review study finds low risk of erectile dysfunction after prostate biopsy

Men's Health

American Heart Association issues statement on cardiovascular side effects from hormonal therapy for prostate cancer

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An emerging treatment option for men with recurring prostate cancer after radiation therapy

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Improving PET scans are good news for doctors and patients alike

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Hormonal therapies for advanced prostate cancer linked to a higher risk of falls and fractures

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New high-resolution imaging scans approved for use in prostate cancer

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The sequence of hormonal therapy and radiation affects outcomes in men treated for prostate cancer

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New online model identifies which men can have fewer biopsies on active surveillance

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Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer may prevent or limit COVID-19 symptoms

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Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late

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A new hormonal therapy for prostate cancer is under expedited FDA review

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New drugs approved for advanced BRCA-positive prostate cancer

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Combining different biopsies limits uncertainty in prostate cancer diagnosis

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New radiation therapies keep advanced prostate cancer in check

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New study compares long-term side effects from different prostate cancer treatments

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African American and white men who receive comparable treatments for prostate cancer have similar survival

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Researchers urge prostate cancer screening for men with BRCA gene defects

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Most men can hold off on radiation after prostate cancer surgery

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Darolutamide approved for nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

Men's Health

Common hormonal treatments linked to abnormal heart rhythms and sudden death in men being treated for prostate cancer

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Popular drugs used for treating enlarged prostates associated with high-grade prostate cancer

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From Brexit to TRexit: Transperineal biopsies pose a challenge to the traditional transrectal biopsy method

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Can a man with abnormal PSA and a negative diagnostic MRI avoid a prostate biopsy? It’s debatable

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Highly accurate test reveals recurring prostate cancer

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