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what does treatment for prostate cancer consist of?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Choices! They: Range for "watchful waiting"; surgery; radiotherapy. Depending on age, gleason score (and density), psa, these commonly have similar cur/control rates, but very different toxicities. Anti-hormones have a role in specific instances, but not in early stage disease.
Answered on Jun 25, 2012
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Prostate ca tx: Radiation, surgical removal, freezing.....High intensity ultrasound.....Monitoring.....All options for prostate cancer.
Answered on Dec 18, 2014
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Dr. Michael Wolff
38 years experience General Practice
Treatment of prostate cancer depends upon the stage and patient age and co-morbidities.
Jul 21, 2012

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