• Personalized predictions improve patients' understanding of their prostate cancer risk

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Craig Pollack
    Providing individualized predictions to men on active surveillance for prostate cancer helped them better comprehend their risk for the disease, according to findings recently published in Urology.
    “As a primary care doctor, I see patients with prostate cancer that sometimes choose surgery or radiation because they are too nervous to try active surveillance. For those who elect active surveillance, they can be worried about the cancer becoming more aggressive,” Craig Pollack, MD, MHS, co-director of the General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins
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