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Surgery for prostate cancer benefits younger men

Prostatectomy, or surgery to remove the prostate, has been shown to provide young sufferers of prostate cancer with pleasing results and few complications. Men younger than 50 who were followed by the study were more likely to suffer less than their older counterparts. The report is encouraging men to be screened for prostate cancer from 40 years old.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Urology

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About: Surgery for prostate cancer benefits younger men

Date: 22 August 2005

Source: Urology

Author: Anthony J. Brown

URL: http://www.cancerpage.com/news/article.asp?id=8742

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Surgery
  • Surgery and prostate cancer
  • Surgery and prostatectomy
  • Surgery and prostate surgery
  • Surgery and prostate removal
  • Surgery and urinary incontinence
  • Surgery and erectile dysfunction
  • Risk and urinary incontinence
  • Risk and erectile dysfunction
  • Risk and prostatectomy
  • Risk and prostate surgery
  • Risk and prostate screening
  • Side effects and prostatectomy
  • Side effects and prostate surgery
  • Side effects and prostate removal
  • Diagnosis and prostate screening

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