Progress in management of low-risk prostate cancer: how registries may change the world.

@article{Cooperberg2015ProgressIM,
  title={Progress in management of low-risk prostate cancer: how registries may change the world.},
  author={Matthew R. Cooperberg},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2015},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={51-52}
}
Age-standardized population mortality rates for prostate cancer have fallen nearly 50% since the early 1990s, a remarkable epidemiologic trend explicable in large part by early detection efforts together with improvements in treatments [1]. The cost of this gain, however, has been high. Early detection overdiagnoses many prostate cancers– perhaps the majority of those found–which are biologically indolent. Men with such low-risk tumors often do not benefit from treatment [2], yet traditionally… CONTINUE READING
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