U.S. Hospital Adopts ‘Watchful Waiting’ as Standard for Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Due to MRI Advances

U.S. Hospital Adopts ‘Watchful Waiting’ as Standard for Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Due to MRI Advances
Overlake Medical Center, a nonprofit, 349-bed regional hospital and medical clinic network based in Bellevue, Washington, announced the adoption of a new standard of care for prostate cancers, with the potential to dramatically decrease the rate of over-treatment, including unnecessary surgeries. The revised protocols were made possible by new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologies that improve

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