CHECK-UP OR NOT?

Popular Mechanics (South Africa) - - Letters - G MARÉ MONTAGU

In re­sponse to your April 2016 let­ter on ro­botic surgery, well, what an eye-opener. How­ever, Dr Bho­rat’s re­sponse has left me some­what con­fused. He omits to out­line what pre­ven­ta­tive meth­ods should be em­ployed. Do we throw out our an­nual check-ups or is the dreaded phys­i­cal still the way to go?

My urol­o­gist ad­vo­cates the phys­i­cal ex­am­i­na­tion and the PSA an­nu­ally from me once over 50. I have sent him your ar­ti­cle for com­ment.

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