The survival rate for early-stage prostate cancer is 99 percent after 10 years, regardless of whether men undergo surgery, radiation or are “actively monitored,” according to studies published Wednesday. Researchers hailed the results as good news, saying they had been expecting a survival rate of 90 percent.
This article is hopeful, but leaves questions. It’s not clear how ‘early is defined or whether the arms were truly randomized. Read the article, carefully.