Current Understanding in Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

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Description: Dr. Celestia Higano, prostate cancer expert and medical oncologist with The University of Washington School of Medicine, shares an update on the current thinking in active surveillance for men with prostate cancer. She reviews the benefits of this approach along with the obstacles to overcome in common practice. Her comments on the advancing understanding of active surveillance tie to broad discussions of this option for patients at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando.
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Posted on : 02/19/13
Added : 5 years ago
Category : Prostate Cancer