BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
"Many men diagnosed with prostate cancer rush to a specific treatment," says Dr. Garnick, "but most men have time to learn about all of their options. There are many possible actions, including active surveillance, which involves watching the cancer to see if it progresses and treating it at a later time. Since there can be dramatic implications for both health and quality of life, it's important to be well-informed."
The new website provides multiple perspectives on how best to treat prostate disease, including prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostatitis, as well as erectile dysfunction and low testosterone levels.
"The public continues to be presented with conflicting medical and scientific data regarding many aspects of prostate diseases, including prostate cancer," Dr. Garnick notes. "We created www.HarvardProstateKnowledge.org as a tool to help men and their partners get the information they need to ask the right questions of their doctors."
The site draws upon the expertise of the extensive medical staff within
An open website, www.HarvardProstateKnowledge.org is available free to the public, made possible through funding from several philanthropic families. Dr. Garnick is a clinical professor of Medicine at
|SOURCE Harvard Health Publications|
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