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Prostate cancer

06 May 2011

Surgery better for younger prostate patients

Surgery appears to be a better treatment option for early prostate cancer than "watchful waiting," particularly for younger patients, according to a Swedish study.

Surgery appears to be a better treatment option for early prostate cancer than "watchful waiting," particularly for younger patients, according to a Swedish study.

For the surgical group, 16% died of the prostate cancer, compared to 23% for those being watched.

 

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