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Estimates of survival from incurable prostate cancer need to be revised upwards

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4871 (Published 01 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4871
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1BMJ

Men with advanced prostate cancer are living for an average of two years longer than they did a decade ago, an analysis has found.

The researchers said that the findings meant that the models used to predict survival among men with metastatic, castration resistant prostate cancer needed to be updated upwards to reflect the impact of new treatments.

The study looked at 442 men …

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