This summary will tell you about: What localized prostate cancer is. Common treatment options for localized prostate cancer (watchful waiting, active surveillance, surgery to remove the prostate gland, radiation therapy, and hormone treatment).
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2016 Mar 04 [Epub]
John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science