Dr. Peter Hahn Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. His research focuses on cancer biology. He also teaches radiation/cancer biology to radiation oncology resident doctors and radiation oncology technologists. For many years has was involved in the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program, Prostate and Breast Cancer research grant proposal review panels. His complete CV can be found at the book website http://thescienceofprostatecancer.com/
This book is written primarily for the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient with very early stage low-risk disease. It provides these prostate cancer patients and their families access to the new studies about prostate cancer treatments. Our understanding of this disease has radically changed in the past few years. Over treatment is now a major concern for men with this disease.