Prostate cancer is not breast cancer.

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.

Indian journal of medical and paediatric oncology : official journal of Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology. 0000 [Epub]

Ajit Venniyoor

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