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Prostate Cancer: Can You Watch and Wait?


Prostate Cancer PatientWhen a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the first question that comes to mind may be, “How soon can I be treated?”

But treatment isn’t always the answer, especially for low-risk cases. That’s why the Oncotype DX Prostate Cancer Test made headlines when it was announced last month. The test is designed to determine which men need immediate treatment and which men can watch and wait.

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