Prostate cancer: Clinical practice guidelines in oncology™

James Mohler, Robert R. Bahnson, Barry Boston, J. Erik Busby, Anthony D'Amico, James A. Eastham, Charles A. Enke, Daniel George, Eric Mark Horwitz, Robert P. Huben, Philip Kantoff, Mark Kawachi, Michael Kuettel, Paul H. Lange, Gary MacVicar, Elizabeth R. Plimack, Julio M. Pow-Sang, Mack Roach, Eric Rohren, Bruce J. RothDennis C. Shrieve, Matthew R. Smith, Sandy Srinivas, Przemyslaw Twardowski, Patrick C. Walsh

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The intention of these guidelines is to provide a framework on which to base treatment decisions. Prostate cancer is a complex disease, with many controversial aspects of management and a dearth of sound data to support treatment recommendations. Several variables (including life expectancy, disease characteristics, predicted outcomes, and patient preferences) must be considered by patients and physicians when tailoring prostate cancer therapy to the individual patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)162-200
Number of pages39
JournalJNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Active surveillance
  • Early detection
  • Life expectancy estimation
  • NCCN clinical practice guidelines
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate-specific antigen
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radical prostatectomy
  • Screening

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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