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October 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Don’t Rush To Decide Treatment For Prostate Cancer

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

They could use surgery to remove the prostate, radiation therapy to try to eliminate the cancer, and what’s called “active surveillance” or regular prostate checks and exams. According to a Mayo Clinic survey of 643 urologists and radiation oncologists, most would direct patients into treatment in their field. Meaning that radiation oncologists would suggest radiation […]

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