Surgery no better than observation for localised prostate cancer

Men with prostate cancer which has not spread have been found to live just as long as those who have had prostate-removal surgery.

It is becoming more common to monitor patients with regular tests, rectal exams, and biopsies to see if the cancer is becoming more of a threat as opposed to undergoing surgery early.

It is important that men discuss the possible risks and benefits of a prostate cancer screening with their doctor.

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