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More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing treatment, study finds

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing treatment to instead watch and wait to see whether their cancer progresses — and experts say that’s a good thing.

Among men with low-risk prostate cancer in the United States, 42.1% used the watch-and-wait approach, also called “active surveillance,” in 2015, up from 14.5% in 2010, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA on Monday.
Read the full article from CNN here: https://cnn.it/2TKIPmS
source: CNN