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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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An emerging treatment option for men on active surveillance featured image

Men's Health

An emerging treatment option for men on active surveillance

Some men whose prostate cancer progresses can safely delay treatment featured image

Men's Health

Some men whose prostate cancer progresses can safely delay treatment

New treatment approved for late-stage prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

New treatment approved for late-stage prostate cancer

Comparing traditional and robotic-assisted surgery for prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

Comparing traditional and robotic-assisted surgery for prostate cancer

Treatment with abiraterone significantly improves survival in advanced prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

Treatment with abiraterone significantly improves survival in advanced prostate cancer

New study investigates treatment-associated regrets in prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

New study investigates treatment-associated regrets in prostate cancer

Acupuncture relieves prostatitis symptoms in study featured image

Men's Health

Acupuncture relieves prostatitis symptoms in study

Recent study shows more complications with alternative prostate biopsy method featured image

Men's Health

Recent study shows more complications with alternative prostate biopsy method

Study: No effect on cognitive functioning from treatments for advanced prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

Study: No effect on cognitive functioning from treatments for advanced prostate cancer

Cardiovascular safety from prostate cancer drugs remains uncertain featured image

Men's Health

Cardiovascular safety from prostate cancer drugs remains uncertain

Level of health literacy affects treatment choice for slow-growing prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

Level of health literacy affects treatment choice for slow-growing prostate cancer

A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer improves survival in phase 3 clinical trial featured image

Men's Health

A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer improves survival in phase 3 clinical trial

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

Men's Health

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

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

Men's Health

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

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

Improving PET scans are good news for doctors and patients alike featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Improving PET scans are good news for doctors and patients alike

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

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

Charlie Schmidt

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

Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late featured image

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Hormonal treatments for prostate cancer are often given late

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

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

New drugs approved for advanced BRCA-positive prostate cancer featured image

Charlie Schmidt

New drugs approved for advanced BRCA-positive prostate cancer

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