Choose wisely: therapeutic decisions and quality of life in patients with prostate cancer.

@article{Orourke2007ChooseWT,
  title={Choose wisely: therapeutic decisions and quality of life in patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Maureen E. O'rourke},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          401-8
        }
}
A diagnosis of localized prostate cancer propels patients and their partners into the complex realm of decision making. The decision-making process and final choice of treatment affect quality of life (QOL). Physical, social, psychological, and spiritual aspects of QOL all can be impacted. Making a choice regarding cancer treatment is a high-risk decision. The decision-making process for localized prostate cancer is complicated further by a lack of scientific evidence that supports one… CONTINUE READING
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