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Prostate Cancer Monotherapy


Monotherapy refers to a prostate cancer treatment that is given alone with no adjuvant or neoadjuvant therapy. Monotherapy is usually for those who have low Gleason scores and low PSA scores in addition to a small prostate volume. As the prostate gland enlarges and spreads throughout the organ, monotherapy is less likely to be an effective prostate cancer treatment option.

 
 

 
 
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