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Surgery improves survival rates for men with prostate cancer if radiation treatments fail

Approximately 14 percent of men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Radiation therapy traditionally has been a primary treatment for the cancer, but one-fourth of men have … Continue reading

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Robotic Prostatectomy after Radiation or Cryosurgery

Many patients are undergoing non-surgical therapies of their prostate cancer with curative intent. These include seeds, external beam radiation, and cryosurgery. What are their alternatives if they fail therapy?

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