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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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Highly accurate test reveals recurring prostate cancer featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Highly accurate test reveals recurring prostate cancer

African American men respond better to treatments for advanced prostate cancer in clinical trials featured image

Men's Health

African American men respond better to treatments for advanced prostate cancer in clinical trials

Diet and exercise limit heart disease risk in men undergoing hormonal treatments for advanced prostate cancer featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Diet and exercise limit heart disease risk in men undergoing hormonal treatments for advanced prostate cancer

Hormonal therapy for aggressive prostate cancer: How long is enough? featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Hormonal therapy for aggressive prostate cancer: How long is enough?

Long-term statin use protects against prostate cancer death featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Long-term statin use protects against prostate cancer death

Smoking tied to more aggressive prostate cancer featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Smoking tied to more aggressive prostate cancer

Investigators unveil metastatic prostate cancer’s genomic landscape featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Investigators unveil metastatic prostate cancer’s genomic landscape

A new option for immunotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer featured image

Charlie Schmidt

A new option for immunotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer

Q&A with Dr. Daniel Rukstalis on prostatic urethral lift for enlarged prostates featured image

Charlie Schmidt

Q&A with Dr. Daniel Rukstalis on prostatic urethral lift for enlarged prostates

New blood test may someday help guide the best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer featured image

Cancer

New blood test may someday help guide the best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer

New blood test guides researchers toward the best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

New blood test guides researchers toward the best treatment for aggressive prostate cancer

Influential task force issues new recommendations on prostate cancer screening featured image

Men's Health

Influential task force issues new recommendations on prostate cancer screening

Diagnostic MRIs allow some men flagged by PSA screening to avoid a biospy, new study shows featured image

Men's Health

Diagnostic MRIs allow some men flagged by PSA screening to avoid a biospy, new study shows

New study once again casts doubt on PSA screening featured image

Cancer

New study once again casts doubt on PSA screening

A mix of treatments may extend life for men with aggressive prostate cancer featured image

Cancer

A mix of treatments may extend life for men with aggressive prostate cancer

New study once again casts doubt on PSA screening featured image

Men's Health

New study once again casts doubt on PSA screening

A mix of treatments may extend life for men with aggressive prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

A mix of treatments may extend life for men with aggressive prostate cancer

FDA approves new drug for men at high risk of prostate cancer spread featured image

Cancer

FDA approves new drug for men at high risk of prostate cancer spread

FDA approves new drug for men at high risk of prostate cancer spread featured image

Men's Health

FDA approves new drug for men at high risk of prostate cancer spread

Newer drugs are improving survival for men with metastatic prostate cancer featured image

Cancer

Newer drugs are improving survival for men with metastatic prostate cancer

New study downplays potential risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease among elderly men treated with hormonal therapy for prostate cancer featured image

Men's Health

New study downplays potential risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease among elderly men treated with hormonal therapy for prostate cancer

Study investigates treatment regret among prostate cancer survivors featured image

Cancer

Study investigates treatment regret among prostate cancer survivors

Study investigates treatment regret among prostate cancer survivors featured image

Men's Health

Study investigates treatment regret among prostate cancer survivors

New study supports lifesaving benefits from PSA screening featured image

Men's Health

New study supports lifesaving benefits from PSA screening

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