Prostate Cancer (cont.)
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Prostate Cancer Prognosis and Survival Rate
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The prognosis in prostate cancer depends on the stage of the cancer and the degree of differentiation.
5-year survival rates are very good for men with prostate cancer.
If a man is elderly and has other medical conditions, watchful waiting may be the most prudent course.
A man and his family members should discuss this with his urologist.
Support Groups and Counseling
Living with cancer presents many new challenges for a man and for his family and friends.
For most people with cancer, talking about their feelings and concerns helps.
Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/22/2016
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