Items Tagged ‘Decision Counseling Program’

August 10th, 2016

New Tool Helps Men Evaluate Watchful Waiting in Early Stage Prostate Cancer


Over 90 percent of prostate cancers are detected at a curable stage, with men more likely to die of other diseases than from this cancer. Although patients with localized, low-risk prostate cancer have treatment options: active surveillance, also called watchful waiting, in which the cancer is monitored periodically to detect any changes, or active treatment […]

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Tags: Decision Counseling Program, News, pilot study, Prostate Cancer, watchful waiting