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URO TODAY: Prostate patients treated with cryotherapy have an 87% 10-year survival rate, according to a group studied in the US.

This compares with survival after radiation of 93%, 88%, and 80% for low-, medium-, and high-risk groups, respectively. READ MORE>

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JUNE 1: NEW YORK TIMES:  “My goal last fall was to recover from surgery for prostate cancer and to slog through radiation and hormone therapy. My goal this fall is to run a marathon,” writes journalist Dana Jennings. “In the last year, my body has belonged to urologists and insurers, surgeons and oncologists, nurses and radiation therapists. It belonged to my cancer. By running again, I’m reclaiming ownership of my body.” READ MORE>

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BIO-MEDICINE: About 400 cancer therapy specialists from 100 countries will meet next week in Vienna to discuss modern techniques in radiation treatment of cancer. READ MORE>

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