Management of elderly men with low- and very low-risk prostate cancer

In a newly published article in the American Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mishra et al. have attempted to assess the application of immediate, first-line treatment among older men with favorable-risk prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Active surveillance or immediate surgery for low-risk prostate cancer: let’s look at the math

A new study has attempted to calculate the impact of age, health status, and patient preference on the relative outcomes (and merits) of immediate surgery as compared to active surveillance for the management of low-risk prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Why men choose specific first-line types of management for localized prostate cancer

The need for patients diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer to be highly involved in the decision as to which form of management they wish to be given is well understood. However, there has been a relative dearth of data on why patients actually make their individual decisions. … READ MORE …