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Radical Prostatectomy or Watchful Waiting: 29-Year Follow-up of Scandinavian Trial

A 29-year follow-up of the Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Study Number 4 (SPCG-4) trial has shown that radical prostatectomy is associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer–specific mortality vs watchful waiting in men with clinically detected localized prostate cancer. As stated by the investigators, “Radical prostatectomy reduces mortality among men with clinically detected localized prostate cancer, but evidence from randomized trials with long-term follow-up is sparse.”

To read the full article: https://bit.ly/2UfraXS

source: Matthew Stenger - ASCO Post