In the Eyes of the Fourth Estate: Prostate Cancer Study

March 6, 2014

Radiation for prostate cancer may lead to more complications than surgery: study

In the Eyes of the Fourth Estate is a new, interactive column from Library Services focusing on the studies that the press (media) highlight.  We want to know how you see it.  Did the press get it right?  Did they interpret the study properly?  Were they correct in bringing this study to the attention of their readers?  The top link will be to the news item. An additional link will be provided to the published study or studies mentioned in the news story.

The above  link is to a story from the Montreal Gazette based on a population based cohort study published in Lancet Oncology.   Click here for the Lancet Oncology article (while on campus or VPN).

Please share your ideas about the press’s interpretation of this research and its importance.