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Low Risk Prostate Cancer

PSA test valuable in predicting biopsy need, low-risk prostate cancer

The prostate-specific antigen test, commonly known as the PSA test, is valuable in predicting which men should have biopsies and which are likely to be diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings were released today during a meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association… PSA test valuable in predicting biopsy need, low-risk prostate cancer   



Some men can delay prostate cancer treatment: panel

Men with low-risk prostate cancer may wait to see if their disease progresses before treating it, an independent panel of experts convened by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Wednesday.

The panel backed the so-called active monitoring approach to prostate cancer treatment as a way to help men avoid the potential… Some men can delay prostate cancer treatment: panel   



Surgery or radiation, not monitoring, most often sought for low-risk prostate cancer, Mayo finds

Few physicians recommend active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer rather than pursuing surgery or radiation, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the North Central Section of the American Urological Association’s annual meeting Oct. 10 in Chicago. Mayo Clinic urologists also are discussing findings on enlarged prostates, bladder cancer and other research… Surgery or radiation, not monitoring, most often sought for low-risk prostate cancer, Mayo finds   



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