Prostate cancer – is the cure worse than the alternative?

Can Cancer Ever Be Ignored? – NYTimes.com. This is a very thought provoking argument on the relative risks of treating non-aggressive forms of prostate cancer. Jack Layton’s cancer is obviously the worst case – he was also barely under 60 when he was diagnosed. However, instead of reacting to cancer with blind fear, it’s nice to know the risks and alternatives.

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