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Annual Evidence Update: Prostate Cancer

Annual Evidence Update on Prostate cancer: 7-11 March 2011

This is the sixth Annual Evidence Update on Prostate Cancer to be produced by the Cancer Specialist Collection. This year, the Kidney Diseases And Male Urogenital Disorders Specialist Collection team have collaborated with the Cancer Specialist Collection team to search for and appraise the evidence published since March 2010. Commentaries on the evidence will also be available, such as the following:

•             The benefits of robotic surgery over open surgery – Lona Vyas and Ben Challacombe, The Urology Centre, Guy’s Hospital.

•             Optimizing the use of prostate biopsy – Alastair Henderson, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

•             Biological therapy – Dr Andrew Protheroe, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Churchill Hospital, Oxford.

•             Patient information – Mr Douglas Badenoch, Prostate cancer Links, Information Specialist NHS Evidence – later life

•             Complementary therapies and prostate cancer – Dr Peter Fisher Clinical Lead, NHS Evidence – complementary and alternative medicine www.library.nhs.uk/cam, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

•             Ethnicity and prostate cancer – Mr Frank Chinegwundoh

Find out more at www.library.nhs.uk/cancer

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