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Results showed that active surveillance use was more than 30% higher in men who received the GPS test than in men who did not receive the genomic test.
Active surveillance has been proposed as a management strategy for low-risk, localized PCa, and contemporary data suggest that active surveillance has been increasingly used worldwide.
Changes in tumor burden and IMDC class after active surveillance (AS) for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC).
Many men live for years on an active surveillance regime without their cancer progressing enough to need treatment," Dr.
5% of patients remaining active surveillance culture positive for MRSA at 5 years after the original positive culture.
Several treatments are available for prostate cancer, including active surveillance, external beam radiation, high- or low dose brachytherapy, open radical prostatectomy, robot-assisted prostatectomy, and hormonal ablation.
Marks and his team identified 113 men enrolled in the UCLA active surveillance pro gram who met the criteria for having low-risk cancers based on conventional biopsies.
The 47 men who died from causes other than prostate cancer had been receiving active surveillance for an average of 7 years (range, 1-18 years).
FoodNet's core activity is active surveillance for laboratory-confirmed bacterial infection caused by Campylobacter, Listeria, Salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 and non-O157, Shigella, Vibrio, and Yersinia and parasitic infection caused by Cryptosporidium and Cyclospora.
The proposed rational decision was to sacrifice sensitivity and to recruit as much patients for active surveillance as possible, bearing in mind that those who have significant cancer will be predominantly censored at follow-up biopsy, or according to PSA dynamics without any significant risks of being late for radical treatment, due to slow progression of prostate cancer [4].
I find that most men with low-grade disease are happy to avoid surgery and radiation if active surveillance is offered and explained.
My husband has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and at first his doctors said that they would keep him under active surveillance with no surgery required.