See referenced original article on pages 3992–400210.1002/cncr.28303, this issue.
Managing localized prostate cancer in the era of prostate-specific antigen screening
Article first published online: 4 SEP 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Cancer Society
Volume 119, Issue 22, pages 3906–3909, 15 November 2013
How to Cite
Brooks, J. D. (2013), Managing localized prostate cancer in the era of prostate-specific antigen screening. Cancer, 119: 3906–3909. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28301
- Issue published online: 4 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 4 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 9 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Received: 29 JUN 2013
A predictive tool has been developed and validated that identifies patients with low-risk cancer on biopsy who are at risk for upgrading at surgery. This tool could help increase acceptance and safety of active surveillance and lower the number of men overtreated for low-risk prostate cancer.