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Prostate Cancer Survival Rate? Treatments That Increase Your Odds

Prostate Cancer Survival Rate? Treatments That Increase Your Odds

There are a variety of different options for treating prostate cancer and improving your prostate cancer survival rate. You and your doctor will decide which treatment regimen(s) is best for you based on your age, your overall health, and the stage of your prostate cancer.

Active Surveillance: Given the slow growth

Cryosurgery: Putting Prostate Cancer on Ice

Most men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer are given the choice of closely monitoring their disease with active surveillance or undergoing curative therapy with surgery, external-beam radiation or radioactive seed implants (brachytherapy).
But a Cleveland Clinic expert says patients should be aware of another option that may not always be mentioned

Review: Surgery Bests Radiation For Surviving Localized Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer confined to the gland may face better odds of survival if they’re treated with surgery versus radiation therapy, suggests a meta-analysis published online Dec. 15, 2015, in European Urology. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies involving up to 118,830 patients with localized prostate cancer treated with

Review: Surgery Bests Radiation for Surviving Localized Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer confined to the gland may face better odds of survival if they’re treated with surgery versus radiation therapy, suggests a meta-analysis published online Dec. 15, 2015, in European Urology. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies involving up to 118,830 patients with localized prostate cancer treated with

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