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More US men with low risk prostate cancer opt for watchful waiting

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3777 (Published 10 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3777
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

The percentage of men in the United States with low risk prostate cancer who are followed with watchful waiting rather than undergoing surgery, radiation therapy, or primary androgen deprivation therapy has risen sharply in recent years, a new study published in JAMA says.1

In the study Matthew R Cooperberg and Peter R Carroll at the University of California, …

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