Men who 'monitor' their prostate cancers have high quality of life

November 18, 2014 10:51 PM

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(Reuters Health) – Men who decide with their doctors to keep a close eye on their prostate cancer - instead of treating it right away - tend to have physical and mental wellbeing equal to or better than men who opt for immediate treatment, suggests a new analysis.

Additionally, the men who decided to track their cancers in a process known as "active surveillance" did not appear to suffer added emotional stress, researchers found.

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