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Following low-risk prostate cancers before starting treatment becoming more common

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September 23, 2015
  • By Charlie Schmidt, Editor, Harvard Medical School Annual Report on Prostate Diseases

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Amelia Roster
September 29, 2015

Thanks for detailing comprehensively about the active surveillance for prostate cancer monitoring. This article is very much illuminating.

Matt Cooperberg
September 25, 2015

One important point of clarification regarding Dr. Garnick’s last comment: treating *low-risk* early stage prostate cancer has little benefit. On the other hand, treating *high-risk* disease substantially improves survival, and best rates of cure are obtained with treating when high risk tumors are early-stage.

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