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Cancer ABCs  From Surviving To Thriving - How to Thrive with Cancer - Node Positive Prostate Cancer – Treatment and Survival

Node Positive Prostate Cancer – Treatment and Survival

Cancer ABCs From Surviving To Thriving - How to Thrive with Cancer

03/21/22 • 2 min

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Overall survival and cancer-specific survival for those with node-positive prostate cancer treated with surgery lived longer than those who elected radiation treatment.
Men diagnosed with node positive prostate cancer need to decide if they want to include a targeted treatment to their prostate gland along with a systemic treatment like hormonal therapy.
Most men who elect to include a targeted therapy will choose between either surgery or radiation. A retrospective observational study concluded that men who did elect to use surgery as opposed to radiation lived longe.
Read the study at;
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pros.24317
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Cancer ABCs From Surviving To Thriving - How to Thrive with Cancer - Node Positive Prostate Cancer – Treatment and Survival

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Overall survival and cancer-specific survival for those with node-positive prostate cancer treated with surgery lived longer than those who elected radiation treatment.
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Men diagnosed with node positive, also known as cN1 prostate cancer, face many different decisions about their treatments. Among their first treatment choices will be to decide if they want to first treat the prostate gland with targeted therapy or just move to systemic therapy.

Targeted treatment means tre

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