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Internet information on focal prostate cancer therapy: help or hindrance?

In the absence of standards of care and defined best treatments for localized prostate cancer, Internet search engines provide patients with first information — or often misinformation. Clinicians need to guide patients to sources of high-quality evidence on focal ablative treatments for prostate cancer.

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Correspondence to Sangeet Ghai or John Trachtenberg.

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