Cancer of the prostate. Do yearly digital rectal examinations save lives?

E. J. Mueller

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Abstract

Because there is no cure for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate, diagnosis before the tumor spreads is imperative. In this article, Dr Mueller discusses the prognosis of the various tumor stages and strongly advises yearly digital rectal examinations to ensure early detection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-119
Number of pages5
JournalPostgraduate medicine
Volume86
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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