An analysis of watchful waiting for clinically localized prostate cancer.

@article{Steinberg1998AnAO,
  title={An analysis of watchful waiting for clinically localized prostate cancer.},
  author={Gary D. Steinberg and Gregory T. Bales and Charles B. Brendler},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1998},
  volume={159 5},
  pages={1431-6}
}
PURPOSE We reviewed recent series of watchful waiting for prostate cancer to place this management strategy in appropriate perspective MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed the literature and analyzed the 9 articles on watchful waiting published in leading medical journals in the last decade. RESULTS Watchful waiting is probably the best treatment option for men with well and perhaps moderately differentiated, low volume prostate cancer who have a life expectancy of less than 10 years. However… CONTINUE READING