Not all prostate cancers are the same. Some are more aggressive than others so may need a more aggressive and deeper treatment than other. Some actually may not need any treatment and just by monitoring it carefully, you should be OK. Those types of cancer are usually diagnosed at an early stage of the disease and are not expected to grow rapidly. So, to control it you do something called active surveillance. In this video shared by Prostate Cancer Live, watch Dr. Bevan-Thomas, Medical Director, Prostate Cancer Live, USMD Prostate Cancer Center, Texas, talk about active surveillance, what the treatment is about and which types of cancer patients should choose active surveillance as a treatment.
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