The relationship between anxiety and time to treatment for patients with prostate cancer on surveillance.

@article{Latini2007TheRB,
  title={The relationship between anxiety and time to treatment for patients with prostate cancer on surveillance.},
  author={David M. Latini and Stacey L. Hart and Sara J. Knight and Janet E Cowan and Phillip L Ross and Janeen Duchane and Peter R. Carroll},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2007},
  volume={178 3 Pt 1},
  pages={826-31; discussion 831-2}
}
PURPOSE Little is known about psychosocial factors affecting the decision to move from surveillance to active treatment in men with localized prostate cancer. We examined the impact of cancer anxiety on the decision to move from surveillance to treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS We analyzed data from CaPSURE, a national observational prostate cancer registry. A total of 105 participants had localized disease, selected surveillance vs treatment and had at least 3 prostate specific antigen values… CONTINUE READING
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