The More, The Merrier: Including a Medical Oncologist in Treatment Planning for Localized Prostate Cancer

Morgans, Alicia K.; Penson, David F.
March 2014
Journal of Oncology Practice;Mar2014, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p113
Academic Journal
The author discusses the study of A. A. Alzer and colleagues on the importance of medical oncology consultation and the minimization of over-treatment of men with low-risk prostate cancer. The author discusses the restrictive inclusion criteria on the limitation of the generalizability of the findings in the study. He also discusses the factors that can increase the uptake of active surveillance.


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