Report on the American urologic association/American cancer societyscientific seminar on the detection and treatment of early-stage prostate cancer



In a recent AUA/ACS scientific seminar, experts on prostate cancer metto present and discuss information concerning the detection and treatmentof early-stage prostate cancer. This article provides an overview of themajor topics covered, including perspectives on the problem, proposedclinical studies, diagnosis and prognostic factors, treatment studies, cancer control, and future directions.