Nomogram use for the prediction of indolent prostate cancer: impact on screen-detected populations.

BACKGROUND Screening for prostate cancer has resulted in an increased incidence-to-mortality ratio. Not all cancers deserve immediate treatment. It has therefore become more important to be able to identify those cases of screen-detected prostate cancer most likely to show indolent behavior. METHODS The Kattan-nomogram for the prediction of indolent… (More)