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Treating Low-Risk Prostate Cancer (ASTRO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society for Radiation Oncology
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 04/01/2014
If you have prostate cancer, but it poses a low risk to you, then instead of immediate surgery or radiation consider "watchful waiting." That way, you'll only get treatment if it gets worse.
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