More on expectant management for screening-detected prostate cancer


Many readers may be interested in an article on active surveillance and other forms of expectant management by Khurana and Stephenson that appears on the front page of the November issue of the AUA News. This article is based on a poster presented by Khurana et al. at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association earlier this year.

One Response

  1. Though interesting, the study has many weaknesses that preclude any meaningful conclusions at this time, including:

    (1) The median ages were widely different (80 vs. 64 years)
    (2) The median follow-up was less than 4 years.
    (3) Less than 10% of the two groups have died.
    (4) Less than 8% have been followed more than 10 years.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: