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Active surveillance or removal?

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer recently, my Gleason score of 6, a prostate double in size, slow urine flow, getting up at night, occasional pain in the perineal area sometime after sex and sometimes just sitting. What direction should I consider, additional testing, active surveillance or removal?

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  • Gogs
    5 months ago

    Ideally, you would like to gather as much information as possible before making a decision. Some of the things to consider include age, life expectancy, Gleason Score, PSA, results of various scans (bone, CT, MRI, etc.), prostate size, general health, and above all, your personal preference. You should always seek a second opinion and be aware of the many options, along with the risks and potential side-effects of each treatment.

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