TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Morgans, Alicia K.; Penson, David F.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Oncology Practice;Mar2014, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
94944695

 

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