Tags » Watchful Waiting

Pride and Progression

I feel compelled to tell you that I had a draft post ready to go entitled “Year Two of my Ketogenic Life”. One of the most popular posts here at Greymadder remains the… 364 more words

Cancer Challenges

Slow but increasing uptake of observation in initial management of low-risk patients

A new article by Maurice et al. in the Canadian Urological Association Journal provides detailed information about the use of initial observation as a management strategy for low-risk prostate cancer between 2004 and 2011. 559 more words


The great debate - systemic treatment for stage 3 melanoma

I now had a very big decision weighing on my shoulders.  I was not qualified for any trial that I knew of, so I was now responsible to choose my next steps in therapy. 480 more words


New draft Australian guidelines (on screening and expectant management)

A group of Australian experts has just released new draft guidance on prostate cancer screening and the role of expectant management (active surveillance and/or watchful waiting) in the management of prostate cancer. 660 more words


The Gift of Being Present

We hear a lot about this these days, right? Be present. Live in the now. Don’t stress over past regrets or future worries. Well, let me tell you, that’s a challenge when you’re wondering if you’re going to need chemotherapy next month. 689 more words

Cancer Challenges

Prostate Cancer: A New Test To Determine if Watchful Waiting is Appropriate

Prostate cancer affects 1 in 6 American men and causes over 25,000 deaths per year, making prostate cancer the second most common cause of death due to cancer in men (first is lung cancer). 346 more words

Prostate Cancer