Survival rate for early prostate cancer just as high if men skip treatment

Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, a major British study has found. Survival from prostate cancer is so high – 99 per cent for those with a localised form of the disease, regardless of which approach men take – that the results call into question not only what treatment is best but also whether any treatment is needed for early-stage cases. A new study has questioned surgery for some men with prostate cancer. Photo: Glenn Hunt That in turn…
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