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Teal Overview

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Teal Overview

Teal splits into three subtypes: Low-Teal, Basic-Teal, and High-Teal. Treatment is different for each subtype. Low-Teal has only one intermediate risk factor, with all the remaining factors being like those of Sky. Low-Teal is very similar to Sky and...

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Introduction To Treatment | Teal

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Introduction To Treatment | Teal

Once the proper Stage of Blue is assigned, the different treatments appropriate for that Stage can be considered. Overall, there are four broad categories of treatment available for prostate cancer: observation, local treatments, systemic treatments, and combination therapy...

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Comparing Treatments For Teal

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Comparing Treatments For Teal

Many patients operate under the mistaken belief that doctors are generally similar. However, I claim that medical oncologists like myself are quite different. This is because oncologists have no innate preference for surgery over radiation. They perform...

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Side Effects From Treatment, an Overview

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Side Effects From Treatment, an Overview

Patients in Sky are still frequently advised to have treatment. It behooves them, therefore, to learn about its side effects. Unlike the other Stages of Blue, men in Sky have a choice—the option of postponing treatment by pursuing active surveillance. Therefore...

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Fitness and Longevity

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Fitness and Longevity

The risk of a sedentary lifestyle is about the same as a pack-a-day smoking habit. “Sitting is the new smoking.” After age 60, just through the normal aging process, men lose 1% of their muscle every year. Hormonal treatments accelerate...

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