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More men with low risk prostate cancer are opting for active surveillance, study finds

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5688 (Published 21 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5688

The number of men with low risk prostate cancer who opt for active surveillance rather than immediate treatment has increased in the past few years, a Swedish study has found.[1]

The cross sectional study analysed data from the National Prostate Cancer Registry of Sweden on 32 518 men (median age 67) with very low, low, or intermediate risk prostate cancer …

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