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Quality of Life Associated with Treatments for Prostate Cancer

Favorable-risk patients undergoing prostatectomy had worse sexual function at 3 years and worse urinary incontinence at 5 years than those managed with active surveillance.
Because the optimal treatment for men with localized prostate cancer remains undefined — given the great heterogeneity of the disease and a lack of prospective comparative studies — gaining a better understanding of the short- and long-term adverse effects associated with interventions is critical.

 

 

 
Código de aprobación: PP-MHP-ECU-0007