Prostate cancer: 6. Surgical treatment of localized disease

Goldenberg, S. Larry; Ramsey, Ernest W.; Jewett, Michael A.S.
November 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/17/98, Vol. 159 Issue 10, p1265
Academic Journal
Describes the case of a 65-year-old man diagnosed with prostate adenocarcinoma. Excellent general health; Question of whether to have surgery or radiation treatment; Candidates for radical prostatectomy; Procedures; Informing the patient; Details about surgery; Expectations after surgery; Early complications; Late complications; Potency; Follow-up.


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