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New approach identifies returning prostate cancer

In the Journals For the first time, researchers have mapped patterns of prostate cancer recurrence following surgery, which may help doctors choose the best treatment for men whose prostate cancer has returned. The findings were published online Oct. 5, 2016, by the Journal of Urology. About 30% of men who have surgery aimed to cure localized prostate cancer will still have a recurrence, according to the researchers. Traditionally, doctors monitor for recurrent…

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