In the Stacks

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same—Or Do They?

Anne Katz

prostate specific antigen, male
ONF 2012, 40(1), 12-13. DOI: 10.1188/13.ONF.12-13

Prostate cancer continues to be a disease that affects many men and has a profound effect on their quality of life, as well as that of their partners. Controversy exists over the role of prostate-specific antigen screening in identifying men with the disease (Carlsson et al., 2012), as well as heated debate over the most appropriate treatment for men with low-risk disease (Bill-Axelson et al., 2011; D'Amico, 2011). Treatment for prostate cancer has always been known to cause erectile problems and, in searching the archives of the Oncology Nursing Forum, two articles of interest on this topic were found.

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