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One Cancer Treatment Could Put You at Risk of Other Cancer

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Men who have radiation to destroy prostate cancer might be increasing their risk of another type of cancer.

A new study finds men who undergo radiation rather than surgery to treat prostate cancer have almost twice the risk of developing rectal cancer. Even though the cancer risk is still small, researchers say it's important patients are monitored closely.

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