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Soins Gerontol. 2014 Sep-Oct;(109):28-32.

[Benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate cancer].

[Article in French]


Prostatic diseases are extremely common, especially in older men. Amongst them, benign prostatic hypertrophy may affect significantly the quality of life of patients by the symptoms it causes. It requires appropriate care. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men after lung cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in the world. It affects preferentially older men. An oncogeriatric approach is required for personalised care.

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