29 November 2016
By Dr Wendy Winnall - PCFA Research Team
With improvements to imaging techniques has come an increase in the detection of metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to only a small number of sites. This stage is often referred to as oligometastatic disease. This should be good news, as earlier detection usually means a more successful treatment for cancer. But clinicians don't yet know the best approach to treating oligometastatic prostate cancer. The important question that needs to be answered first is - what is the biological nature of oligometastatic disease?
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