TITLE

Aggressive treatment of low grade prostate cancer is unnecessary

AUTHOR(S)
Mayor, Susan
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/7/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7499, p1042
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at a study showing that aggressive treatment of localized low grade prostate cancer is inappropriate. Statistics related to the study; Comments regarding the study from Peter Albertsen, professor and chief of urology at the University of Connecticut Health Center; Albertsen's view that men with low grade prostate cancer do not require aggressive treatment because there is a small risk of prostate cancer progression.
ACCESSION #
17047492

 

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