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RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: High-intensity focused ultrasound shows promise as a treatment for early-stage prostate cancer, according to interim study results presented at the seventh meeting of the European Association of Urology’s Section of Oncological Urology. READ MORE>

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REUTERS: Even without treatment, only a small minority of men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer die from the disease, Swedish researchers report. READ MORE>

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TIME: In the largest analysis of its kind, new research pinpoints how long older men who are diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer can expect to live if they opt for a conservative, “watchful waiting” approach to their cancer treatment — as opposed to seeking immediate, aggressive therapies such as surgery and radiation. READ MORE>

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PR NEWSWIRE.COM: Compared with surgery, brachytherapy (radiation seed implants) is proving to have a superior disease-free survival rate for patients with early stage prostate cancer, according to two studies in the US. READ MORE> and HERE>

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JULY 28: EUREKALERT: Men with early stages of prostate cancer who delay radical treatment in favor of an approach of “expectant management” do not have high levels of anxiety and distress, according to a new study published in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. READ MORE>

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