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Study: Older men with prostate cancer can delay treatment

AP/USA Today, February 13, 2008
Older men with early-stage prostate cancer are not taking a big risk if they keep an eye on the disease instead of treating it right away, according to a study. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, said the findings were important because it may persuade some doctors that they are overtreating this disease.