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from the Journal of the American Medical Association
"Active Surveillance Compared With Initial Treatment for Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer A Decision Analysis"
JAMA Vol. 304, No. 21, December 1, 2010
To get the free abstract of the original article, go tojama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/304/21/2373?rss=1
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This study looks at quality of life for men with low risk PC (PSA <10 ng/mL,
stage <=T2a disease, and Gleason score <=6) and concludes that active surveillance is often a good choice.
Post Edited (geezer99) : 12/1/2010 10:58:13 AM (GMT-7)