A Reason to See Primary Care Physician After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

March 11, 2010

The Philadelphia Inquirer

A new study is highlighted that compares the four main treatments for localized prostate cancer and none have emerged as clearly superior overall. After they analyzed the records of 85,000 Medicare patients, they determined that the type of treatment patients received was significantly affected by the type of specialist they saw. Research was conducted by Justin E. Bekelman, MD, an assistant professor of Radiation Oncology and a Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics Senior Fellow... read more