Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer.

@article{Sammon2014UseOA,
  title={Use of advanced treatment technologies among men at low risk of dying from prostate cancer.},
  author={Jesse D Sammon and Quoc-Dien Trinh and Mani Menon},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2014},
  volume={114 2},
  pages={166-7}
}
Introduction In a recent edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Jacobs et al. [1] examined the important question of whether the use of advanced (read ‘expensive’) treatments, such as intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP), in elderly men with low-risk cancer is increasing. They retrospectively examined a USA cohort of men newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and captured in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End… CONTINUE READING

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