Five-year nationwide follow-up study of active surveillance for prostate cancer.

@article{Loeb2015FiveyearNF,
  title={Five-year nationwide follow-up study of active surveillance for prostate cancer.},
  author={Stacy L. Loeb and Yasin Folkvaljon and Danil V. Makarov and Ola Bratt and Anna Bill-Axelson and P{\"a}r Stattin},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2015},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={233-8}
}
BACKGROUND Active surveillance (AS) is an important yet underutilized strategy to reduce prostate cancer (PCa) overtreatment. OBJECTIVE To examine the 5-yr outcomes of AS in a population-based setting. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS From the National Prostate Cancer Register of Sweden, we identified 11 726 men ≤70 yr diagnosed with very low-risk to… CONTINUE READING