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Prostate cancer surgery 'benefit'

13th August 2008

A study headed by a team at King's College Medical School in London has revealed that men who have surgery for prostate cancer are more likely to live longer than those who choose other treatments.

Dr Lars Holmberg, who chaired the research and whose work is published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, said: "The gain in terms of prostate cancer mortality from radical prostatectomy still holds out 10 to 15 years after the operation."


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