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Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4-5

Prostate cancer is not breast cancer


Department of Medical Oncology, National Oncology Center, The Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Correspondence Address:
Ajit Venniyoor
National Oncology Center, The Royal Hospital, PB 1331, Postal Code 111, Muscat
Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.176980

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Cancers of the prostate and breast are hormone dependent cancers. There is a tendency to equate them and apply same algorithms for treatment. It is pointed out that metastatic prostate cancer with bone-only disease is a potentially fatal condition with a much poorer prognosis than metastatic breast cancer and needs a more aggressive approach.


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