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Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

Radical prostatectomy involves surgically removing the entire prostate gland and some surrounding tissue. This treatment is recommended to treat early stages of the disease. Discover how common this procedure is, the complications involved with this surgery, and more.

Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

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Advanced Prostate Cancer and Side Effects

Many men who have advanced prostate cancer experience side effects. Some of these side effects result from the treatments used to slow the spread of cancer. Other side effects come from the disease itself. Understanding these side effects can relieve fears and help you cope better. So can being an active participant in your own care. Ask your doctor questions. Learn about potential symptoms and options before receiving treatments. Carefully weigh each option with your doctor's input.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Laparoscopic prostate surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery performed with the aid of a small camera. Discover the advantages of this surgery type, its side effects and more.

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostate Cancer

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