Study: Poor treatment for prostate cancer patients - Radio Sweden | Sveriges Radio
Prostate Cancer and Sexual Function The study shows that the men do not receive as prostate treatment as other cancer patients, often because doctors underestimate how long they have left to live, news agency TT reports. According to current national guidelines, patients with prostate cancer should either get surgery, hormone treatment or cancer treatment. Proper treatment could significantly extend patients' lives, urologist Ola Bratt told TT. The study, which is based on data from 19, men who have been treated for treatment cancer in Sweden, also showed that there are great regional differences in the quality of care that patients with prostate cancer. Daily news pod Mon - Fri at 4.