Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Demands Careful Selection, Study Says
Active surveillance followed by selective treatment for men who have evidence of disease progression may be an option for some patients with early-stage prostate cancer.
For Slow Growing Prostate Cancer Delay May be Reasonable, Hopkins Study Finds
Delaying surgery — even for years — for patients with small, low-grade prostate cancer does not appear to increase the risk of the disease progressing to an incurable form, according to a 10-year Johns Hopkins Medicine study. This discovery could prevent over-treatment, the authors say.