Prostate Cancer: To Treat or Not to Treat

After a prostate cancer diagnosis, urologists do not always initiate immediate clinical intervention. In those with low-risk prostate cancer, a “wait and see” approach is usually recommended — a strategy known as active surveillance. During this post-diagnostic monitoring period, the patient’s health care team keeps a close eye on their condition via regular testing. However, exactly which patients should go down the…

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