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April 6, 2017

Active surveillance of low-risk prostate cancer is as good as treating it in many cases, and spares patients such distressing treatment side effects as sexual-functioning problems, according to a study on the quality of life impact of various treatments. Surgery, although performed with robotic techniques designed to limit prostate damage, is associated with sexual side effects and urinary leaks, the study found. Other treatments were linked to different kinds of complications.

February 15, 2017

A new study published in the December 2016 issue of the Journal of Urology indicates that active surveillance (AS) may not be a recommended treatment option for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

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