Surveillance

New Model for Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Tested
The urology division represents a multidisciplinary team of physicians, specialists, technologists, and staff specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and other urologic disorders. GHP was established in 2011 through the ... [...]
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Striking the Balance in Prostate Cancer: Active Surveillance Versus Disease …
The debate over when is cancer at a stage where wait-and-watch takes precedence over active treatment doesn't seem to have a solution. Monitoring the tumor rather than overtreating can prevent harmful and unnecessary effects on the patient's quality of ... [...]
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Current status of active surveillance in prostate cancer.
Active surveillance (AS) is a management strategy involving close monitoring the course of disease with the expectation to intervene if the cancer progress, in a super-selected group of low-risk prostate cancer (PCa) patients. Determining AS candidates ... [...]
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Men with low-risk prostate cancer who undergo active surveillance have a …
Detailed questionnaires followed the quality of life of 427 patients (out of the 628 originally contacted), aged between 66-69 who were diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer and were followed up for between 5 and 10 years after initial diagnosis. 121 ... [...]
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Active surveillance recommended for low-risk prostate cancer
Washington D.C.: For most men with low-risk prostate cancer, Active Surveillance (AS) with regular testing to check for cancer growth instead of immediate curative treatment like surgery or radiotherapy leads to a better overall quality of life, as per ... [...]
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ASCO Endorses Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) now recommends active surveillance instead of immediate treatment for most men with low-risk prostate cancer. The recommendation comes by way of an endorsement of guidelines from Cancer Care ... [...]
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Low-risk prostate cancer best managed with active surveillance, according to …
For most men with low-risk prostate cancer, the recommended strategy is active surveillance with regular testing to check for cancer growth rather than immediate treatment, according to guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In a ... [...]
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Active surveillance for prostate cancer: a narrative review of clinical …
Definitions of disease reclassification and progression differ among guidelines and multiple criteria for initiation of definitive treatment are proposed. The variety of descriptions of criteria for clinically insignificant prostate cancer indicates a ... [...]
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Time to Rethink Active Surveillance in African American Men With Prostate Cancer
There is evidence that active surveillance biopsy criteria for prostate cancer are not as accurate in African American as in Caucasian men. Consequentially, if the same criteria are used for different ethnicities, the risks of missing a significant ... [...]
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