Dr. Feldman on the Significance of Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer

Adam Scott Feldman, MD, MPH
Published: Monday, Jun 05, 2017



Adam Scott Feldman, MD, MPH, urologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, assistant professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, discusses the significance of active surveillance for patients with prostate cancer.

Although, most men respond well to treatments for prostate cancer, there are significant adverse events to consider, explains Feldman.

Active surveillance is beneficial to a man whose prostate cancer may never affect him and help him to avoid potential side effects from treatment, states Feldman.
 


Adam Scott Feldman, MD, MPH, urologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, assistant professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, discusses the significance of active surveillance for patients with prostate cancer.

Although, most men respond well to treatments for prostate cancer, there are significant adverse events to consider, explains Feldman.

Active surveillance is beneficial to a man whose prostate cancer may never affect him and help him to avoid potential side effects from treatment, states Feldman.
 

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