Patient selection for prostate focal therapy in the era of active surveillance: an International Delphi Consensus Project

@article{Tay2017PatientSF,
  title={Patient selection for prostate focal therapy in the era of active surveillance: an International Delphi Consensus Project},
  author={Kae Jack Tay and Matthijs Jv Scheltema and Hashim Uddin Ahmed and Eric Barret and Jonathan A. Coleman and Jose L. Dominguez-escrig and Sangeet Ghai and Jehn-Shun Huang and Jeffrey Jones and Laurence H. Klotz and Cary N. Robertson and Rafael E S{\'a}nchez-Salas and Stephen Scionti and Ananthakrishnan Sivaraman and J. de la Rosette and Thomas J. Polascik},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={294-299}
}
Background:Whole-gland extirpation or irradiation is considered the gold standard for curative oncological treatment for localized prostate cancer, but is often associated with sexual and urinary impairment that adversely affects quality of life. This has led to increased interest in developing therapies with effective cancer control but less morbidity. We aimed to provide details of physician consensus on patient selection for prostate focal therapy (FT) in the era of contemporary prostate… CONTINUE READING

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