active monitoring only
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2016 Oct 13;375(15):1415-1424 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN cancer, prostate, early non-metastatic The Use of
active monitoring only
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
radical prostatectomy, or external-beam radiotherapy
To change overral mortality and prostate-cancer-specific deaths at 10 years follow-up: 1.5/1000 persons-year active monitoring VS 1/1000 prostatectomy VS 0.7/1000 radiotherapy. More disease progression and metastases in monitoring only