Meaningful end points and outcomes in men on active surveillance for early-stage prostate cancer.

@article{Welty2014MeaningfulEP,
  title={Meaningful end points and outcomes in men on active surveillance for early-stage prostate cancer.},
  author={Christopher J Welty and Matthew R. Cooperberg and Peter R. Carroll},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          288-92
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Active surveillance is a management strategy for early-stage prostate cancer designed to balance early detection of aggressive disease and overtreatment of indolent disease. We evaluate recently reported outcomes and discuss the potentially most important endpoints for such an approach. RECENT FINDINGS The past 2 years have seen the publication of two trials of watchful waiting versus immediate treatment and updates of multiple active surveillance cohorts for men with early… CONTINUE READING
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