Urologists’ advice factors heavily in choosing active surveillance for prostate cancer

Men with low-risk prostate cancer chose active surveillance more often than surgery or radiation when urologists recommended that course of action, according to study results published in Cancer.
However, urologists recommend active surveillance less often to Black men due to the higher incidence and mortality from prostate cancer among that patient population.
“Some of them may worry Black patients, on average, have more progressive cancer they may miss, that didn’t show in the initial biopsy,” Jinping Xu, MD, MS, FAAFP, professor at Wayne State University, told Healio. “Keep

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