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“…For many men, especially those with tiny indolent cancers and a short life expectancy, carefully monitoring prostate cancer rather than treating it makes sense. Nevertheless, living with anxiety of having an untreated cancer often leads patients to seek active treatment. Also, no matter how cautious and vigilant we may be, there is no guarantee that the disease won’t progress while we are monitoring it….” (Scardino – Pg. 246)