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Multiauthored texts are in vogue now; the "compleat physician" went out with Osler, and the editor of a book such as this one may write only the foreword. Dr. Castro's objectives, to present the best treatments of benign and malignant prostate disease, are flawed by not defining his audience. I expect a first-year urology resident to have a fair prior knowledge of the contents. An internist should find the discussion of normal and abnormal prostate physiology interesting and the thoughtful consideration of the conservative treatment of prostate cancer helpful. Medical treatment of benign hyperplasia is discussed in a disappointingly parochial
The Treatment of Prostatic Hypertrophy and Neoplasia.. Ann Intern Med. ;82:861–862. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-6-861_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(6):861-862.
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