A randomized trial of choice of treatment in prostate cancer: the effect of intervention on the treatment chosen.

@article{Auvinen2004ART,
  title={A randomized trial of choice of treatment in prostate cancer: the effect of intervention on the treatment chosen.},
  author={Anssi Auvinen and Matti K. Hakama and Martti Ala-Opas and Teemu Vornanen and Mikael Leppilahti and Pekka Salminen and Teuvo L J Tammela},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={
          52-6; discussion 56
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether different approaches in the choice of treatment affect the treatment chosen by the patient for prostate cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a randomized trial with 210 men who had a histologically confirmed diagnosis of prostate cancer in 1993-94 at four major hospitals in Finland. After obtaining informed consent the men were randomized either to an intervention arm, in which there was greater patient participation in the choice of treatment following a… CONTINUE READING
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