Publication Online – 2017
This collaborative guideline focuses on four main areas. First, it addresses shared decision making between physicians and patients with localized prostate cancer. Next, the guideline outlines recommendations
regarding care options based on cancer severity/risk group, from very low risk to high risk. Third, it evaluates the details of a variety of treatment options in this setting, including active surveillance, prostatectomy, radiation therapy, cryosurgery and HIFU and focal therapy. Finally, the guideline considers side effects, health related quality of life, and follow up for patients treated for localized prostate tumors.
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Resources Challenging Cases in the Management of Newly Diagnosed and Recurrent Prostate Cancer
Author SocietyAmerican Society for Radiation OncologyAmerican Urologic AssociationSociety for Urologic Oncology