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Study: Prostate cancer surgery helps younger men
USA Today

Men under 65 with early prostate cancer had better survival odds if they had surgery right away instead of waiting for treatment only if their cancer got worse, a study in Sweden found. That was true even for tumors thought to be low-risk because they didn’t look very aggressive under a microscope. Doctors have long debated whether and how to treat such early cases, and the study shows “there clearly is a benefit to getting the cancer out in the younger population,” said Dr. Richard Greenberg, urology chief at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

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