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The dilemmas of prostate cancer screening

Jonas Hugosson and Sigrid V Carlsson
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (9): 583-584. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10905
Published online: 4 November 2013

In reply: We wish to make some comments in response to Haines’s point that the PIVOT (Prostate Cancer Intervention Versus Observation Trial) failed to show any benefit from radical prostatectomy (RP) over surveillance.

  • Jonas Hugosson1
  • Sigrid V Carlsson2,1

  • 1 Department of Urology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 2 Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.

Correspondence: jonas@urol.se

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