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Posted by: Nicolene | 2010/07/19

prostate cancer

Subject: prostrate cancer
Posted by: Nicolene | 19/7/2010
Dear Dr Berts
my father has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and the doc rate it 14% is it high ore can it be cure.The doc gave him three options wich inc surgery / external radiotherapy wich one do you think is you best choice as a doctor .And will it not be complicated cause he got type two diabetes and life on insulin.
Thank you for your time much Dr Bets much appreciated
Nicolene

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Hi Nicolene
If the doctor suggested surgery, it is possible that it is still contained in the prostate only. If his diabetes is well controlled on the insulin, the operation may be a good option, as long as he will be monitored by a physician too. See also http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/cancer/treatment/264.html

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/07/19

Hi Nicolene
If the doctor suggested surgery, it is possible that it is still contained in the prostate only. If his diabetes is well controlled on the insulin, the operation may be a good option, as long as he will be monitored by a physician too. See also http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/cancer/treatment/264.html

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