Category: Active Surveillance

The Impact of the Recommendation Against PSA Screening

In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a recommendation against routine PSA screening for otherwise healthy men. Almost immediately, prostate cancer support organizations and hundreds of clinical professionals raised an outcry. While acknowledging that the non-prostate cancer specific blood test often led to over-detection and over-treatment of indolent prostate cancer, countless lives keep reading

Understanding the “Watchful Waiting” Approach in Prostate Cancer Treatment

The American Cancer Society estimated that about 1 in every 6 males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetimes. Here at our New York prostate cancer treatment practice, surgery is not recommended right away. Dr. Sperling offers several methods to treat prostate tumors minus the surgical approach. Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer Treatment keep reading
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