I would like to add that surgery for prostate cancer involves removing the entire prostate which allows for more accurate staging and grading. This allows me to develop a better long-term plan of care for men I see
June 13, 2017
A recent study presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago found men with high-risk prostate cancer younger than the age of 60 who had as their initial treatment a radical prostatectomy (RP) instead of radiation (RT) had a significant 48% improvement in overall survival with RP at a median follow-up of 50 months.
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