Mark Dayton: Patients don’t know whether to get screened, and doctors often don’t know what to do when they find cancer.
Following 1,600 men with low-risk prostate cancer over 10 years, researchers in the Protect trial found no difference in death rates, regardless of whether men treated their cancers with surgery or radiation or left them alone — although untreated cancers were more likely to spread.
Rieder said the consensus is to intervene for prostate cancer patients with life expectancies of 10 years or more, but acknowledged the ambiguities.
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HARTFORD — A Mississippi-based charity known for its anti-gay boycotts is targeting state Comptroller Kevin Lembo with a deluge of calls and emails from out-of-state locations.
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