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Initial CDAS Request Approval
Jul 17, 2020
Impact of Prostatitis and Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) on risk factors for Prostate Cancer
Examine the relationship between previous health issues related to the prostate and the risk of prostate cancer (PCa) in patients. Specifically, is a patient history of an enlarged prostate (Benign Prostate Hyperplasia or BPH) or prostatitis associated with higher occurrences of PCa, how does mortality differ for patients with this medical history, should screening such as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) begin earlier for men who a history of these prostate related health issues.
Is there a higher occurrence of PCa in men with previous prostate related health issues?
Is there a difference in mortality rates for patients with previous prostate related health issues?
Is there a difference in severity in men with previous prostate related health issues?
What are the mortality differences in early detection by looking at ages of when screening takes place?
Andrew Marks, Claremont Graduate University