The impact of social networks and partnership status on treatment choice in men with localized prostate cancer.


OBJECTIVES To determine whether martial status and social support impact treatment choice. The decision to pursue radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer is often influenced by factors outside the realm of tumour risk, such as a man's support system at home. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of 418 low-income men who were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10515.x