Trials of treatment are needed before trials of screening

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7032.709a (Published 16 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:709
  1. S Sandhu,
  2. R Morris,
  3. V Matveev,
  4. A V Kaisary
  1. Clinical research fellow, department of urology Senior lecturer in medical statistics Senior house officer Consultant urological surgeon Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2QG

    EDITOR,—Considerable uncertainty still exists in the urological community about the importance and the optimal management of localised carcinoma of the prostate. The options are watchful waiting, radiotherapy, and radical prostatectomy. The benefits of radical prostatectomy …

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