Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Associated With Decreased Survival

Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Associated With Decreased Survival
A recent study showed that active surveillance of intermediate-risk prostate cancer is associated with decreased survival. The outcomes will be presented at the 2015 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando. Data relative to patients suffering with prostate cancer and managed using different approaches was analyzed. Results showed that those managed with active surveillance had disease outcomes proportional to an associated low or intermediate

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Isaura Santos graduated with a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a MA in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies from University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Her professional interests include science communication, public awareness of science and communication of science through entertainment.

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