Experts show wide range of opinion on PCa prevention trial

August 1, 2003

Seattle-Leading U.S. prostate cancer thought leaders are expressingwidely divergent opinions on the recent announcement of a 25% reductionin prostate cancer incidence in men treated with finasteride (Proscar),according to interviews conducted by Urology Times. Whereas some expertssee the finding as the beginning of a new era in prostate cancer prevention,others say that more data are needed before urologists can confidently applythe finding to clinical practice.