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Prostate Cancer More Aggressive in Post-USPSTF Era

It has ominous implications for the prognosis of these men being diagnosed with higher-grade prostate cancer and more extensive involvement than ... uptake of active surveillance, which removes low-ri... read more

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are rejecting aggressive treatment, new study suggests

A sea change is occurring among men with low-risk prostate cancer ... incentives for the salaried physicians to recommend more aggressive treatment. Jonathan Simons, president of the Prostate Cancer F... read more

Why more men are delaying prostate cancer treatment

She noted that at private clinics in the United States, as many as two-thirds of prostate cancer patients at low risk are still unnecessarily undergoing early aggressive treatment ... “This study invo... read more

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Drop 'cancer' label from low-risk diagnoses to avoid frightening patients, researchers say

Doctors have rejected calls to drop the "cancer ... label from low-risk diagnoses. "Recent studies in men with localised prostate cancer have found that the emotional distress of the diagnosis may mot... read more


Alternative Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer: Three Men’s Perspectives

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, after skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than ... and has a low risk of the side effects associated with tra... read more

Is it time to remove the cancer label from low-risk conditions?

The increased desire for more aggressive ... in localised prostate cancer, active surveillance has been a recommended management option for a number of years, which means monitoring the condition and ... read more

For men with prostate cancer, emotional distress may lead to more aggressive treatment

The men were assessed after diagnosis and again as soon as they had made their treatment decision. The majority of study participants had either low- or intermediate-risk disease, and were more likely ... read more

More men with prostate cancer are opting for surveillance

The approach helps avoid more aggressive treatments ... used data from 10,472 men with localized prostate cancer treated at 45 U.S. urology practices between 1990 and 2013. Overall, the use of surveil... read more

Low risk prostate cancer not always low risk

More and more men who believe they have low-risk prostate cancers are opting for active surveillance, forgoing treatment and monitoring the ... visualize and target lesions during the biopsy. "Prostat... read more



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