Active surveillance for prostate cancer: a narrative review of clinical guidelines

  title={Active surveillance for prostate cancer: a narrative review of clinical guidelines},
  author={Sophie M Bruinsma and Chris H. Bangma and Peter R. Carroll and Michael S. Leapman and A S Sakari Rannikko and Neophytos Petrides and Mahesha Weerakoon and Leonard P Bokhorst and Monique J Roobol},
  journal={Nature Reviews Urology},
In the past decade active surveillance (AS) of men with localized prostate cancer has become an increasingly popular management option, and a range of clinical guidelines have been published on this topic. Existing guidelines regarding AS for prostate cancer vary widely, but predominantly state that the most suitable patients for AS are those with pretreatment clinical stage T1c or T2 tumours, serum PSA levels <10 ng/ml, biopsy Gleason scores of 6 or less, a maximum of one or two tumour… CONTINUE READING
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