Decision aids and decision-making in prostate cancer risk

Your sitemaster has long believed that, while electronic and other decision aids can be helpful in providing men with information and education about prostate cancer, their value in helping them to make the best decisions is less clear. … READ MORE …

Along with robotic surgery come … 3D printed prostate models?

So a research study from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has provided some very preliminary information about the utility of 3D printed models as surgical aids to radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …

Decision aids and patient choice of therapy: a randomized, controlled, clinical trial

A new paper in BJU International reports data about the development of an appropriate decision aid and the results of a randomized, controlled, clinical trial designed to investigate the effects of use of that decision aid (as opposed to “usual care”) on patients’ selection of radiation therapy as opposed to radical prostatectomy for localized disease. … READ MORE …