A Report Card on Active Surveillance
When James Mullen of Gig Harbor, Washington, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010, his doctor suggested he consider active surveillance rather than start treatment. He was a candidate for this option, his doctor explained, because his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level combined with his biopsy’s Gleason score indicated a low risk that his cancer would progress.
Learn more about active surveillance guidelines for men with low-risk prostate cancer.
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