Age is associated with upgrading at confirmatory biopsy among men with prostate cancer treated with active surveillance Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Observation
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our findings suggest that older age is associated with an increased risk of misclassification on diagnostic biopsy. Older men who are interested in active surveillance should be counseled about the risks and benefits of confirmatory biopsy.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2015.06.084

PubMed ID

  • 26119671

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1607

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 194

number

  • 6