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A recent study of men with early-stage prostate cancer found no difference in 10-year death rates, regardless of whether their doctors actively monitored the cancers for signs of growth or eradicated the men’s cancers with surgery or radiation. What does this study mean for patients? Based on research we have conducted on prostate cancer decision-making, the […]
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Health : Time: Healthland

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Don't Let Your Physician Tell You What To Do Without Finding Out Your Goals

Business & Finance : Forbes: Business

Shutterstock A recent study of men with early-stage prostate cancer found no difference in 10-year death rates, regardless of whether their doctors actively monitored the cancers for signs of growth or eradicated the men’s cancers w...

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