What Types of Prostate Cancer Patients Should Choose Active Surveillance?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas discusses what kinds of patients should choose active surveillance Active surveillance is generally for patients that have lower grade prostate cancer because those cancers tend to grow more slowly. But, there has been a debate for a number of years about the over- and under- treatment of prostate cancer, and whether some prostate […]

Hangout on Air: Dr. Bevan-Thomas Explains Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer Patients

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What is active surveillance for prostate cancer? Active surveillance for prostate cancer is something most men are unaware of until they are diagnosed. But even then, the thought of simply monitoring prostate cancer and leaving it untreated for the time being can cause anxiety and hesitation. It’s for that reason, on April 16’s Hangout on […]

What is Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer?

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Dr. Bevan-Thomas explains what active surveillance for prostate cancer is In the past, it was common for all prostate cancers to be treated, no matter how aggressive. But recent developments have made personalized treatment a reality. Doctors can now analyze a tumor’s biology, and make treatment options based on the aggressiveness. Previously, men with low-grade […]


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