• Conservative management becomes most common approach for low-risk prostate cancer

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Conservative prostate cancer management with active surveillance or watchful waiting increased significantly between 2010 and 2015 among men with low- and intermediate-risk localized disease, according to results of a SEER analysis published in JAMA and scheduled for presentation at Genitourinary Cancers Symposium.
    The threefold increase among low-risk men - from 14.5% in 2010 to 42.1% in 2015 - made it the most commonly used approach in that patient population.
    “What we know from high-level evidence is that conservative management of low-risk prostate cancer is associated
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  • Study finds upsurge in 'active surveillance' for low-risk prostate cancer

    5 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative 'active surveillance' strategy, according to a new study.
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