PROSTATE CANCER PREVENTION

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Finasteride and dutasteride have been shown to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer by 25%, but no effect on overall survival has been seen. In addition, the cancers that do occur appear to be shifted to higher Gleason grades, but the clinical course of disease does not seem to be altered.

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