The problem with surveillance in the young man with prostate cancer

You make a decision to do nothing based on the potential of  inaccurate information. (A biopsy that undergrades the disease) What you see is not what you get. Gleason Score And Laterality Concordance Between Prostate Biopsy And Prostatectomy Specimens 27 Feb 2010    UroToday.com - Treatment decisions in prostate cancer are guided by Gleason grade and laterality (unilateral …

Clark Howard on his prostate cancer-“Naturally, he said, if things really go bad, he will have treatment.”

How is Clark Howard one year after prostate cancer announcement? 4:34 pm February 24, 2010, by Rodney Ho A year ago, on his radio program, self-described cheapskate Clark Howard said he had prostate cancer. Fortunately, he said, it was not an aggressive version and he is not getting worse. “I’m in great shape,” he said …

Oh really? Only one in 35 actually die? Which one will it be?

Most Not Worried by Delayed Prostate Cancer Therapy Posted by appdrugs in Uncategorized. Tagged: health, news, Prostate, prostate cancer, Therapy. Comments Off Men who delay treatment for their early prostate cancer are not especially anxious about living with the disease, new Dutch research shows. The evidence seems to contradict the assumption that living with untreated prostate …

Active surveillance is sometimes a “mentality”

Criteria for active surveillance of prostate cancer patients may miss unfavorable disease By Sarah Guy 15 January 2010 J Urol 2010; Advance online publication MedWire News: Even the most stringent active surveillance (AS) selection models for men with prostate cancer may potentially result in disease misclassification and a risk for under-diagnosis, say French researchers. AS …