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Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients
 

Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

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In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report
 
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22 Oct 2016 - General
 
Such a nice article. Since it was suggesting on what to do if one had a low risk prostate cancer. It was stated in the articke that patient with low risk prostate cancer are encourage to monitor their status than seeking a treatment. Monitoring the progress of your status means their should be an active surveillance not just wait-and-see. It involves regular blood tests and regular biopsies to gauge the growth of the tumor. When the tumor grows to a point where treatment is needed, then it's...
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