Sperling Prostate Center

Category: General Prostate

Kissing Prostatectomy Goodbye?

Don’t Overlook the Kind of Prostate Cancer that Can Kill You
This headline got my immediate attention: “No Benefit with Surgery for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer.” The article is based on follow up findings from the PIVOT randomized trial. They suggest that radical prostatectomy does not offer men with localized prostate cancer a significant survival benefit over active surveillance or other type of observation. For traditional urologists, this might seem close to heresy... keep reading
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