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Prostate cancer clinical stage does not predict recurrence

A new study challenges the current staging system that determines the extent or severity of prostate cancer that has not metastasized. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study found that the...

Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence...

A first-ever, long-term study of patients who underwent robot-assisted surgery to remove their cancerous prostates found that nearly 87 percent of them had no recurrence of the disease after five years. The findings were reported in this month's i...

Interactive media improved patients’ understanding of cancer surgery by more than...

Patients facing planned surgery answered 36 per cent more questions about the procedure correctly if they watched an interactive multimedia presentation (IMP) rather than just talking to medical staff, according to research in the October issue of t...

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