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Will Our Next President Be Capable Of "Masterly Inactivity"?

Even the birthers are likely to miss Barack Obama by this time next year, in part because we are unlikely to have a president capable of masterly inactivity. 232 more words

It was true 3 years ago, but is it still the case?

One of the problems with a lot of research is that it is out of date by the time it is published. The following example may be a classic case in point. 518 more words


The value in personalization of expectant management strategies

A recent and truly excellent review in Nature Reviews: Urology offers us a very thoughtful set of insights on the role of “expectant” and “conservative” management (i.e., active surveillance and watchful waiting) in the care of men with prostate cancer today. 753 more words


Watchful Waiting as a Treatment Modality for Medical Conditions

Observation and monitoring (OAM) as a treatment modality for medical conditions means that an appproach of watchful waiting (WW) or watch and wait (WAW) or wait and see ((WAS) is utilized for a medical condition that will most likely or even may spontaneously resolve or regress.   518 more words

Watchful Waiting

PSA tests for prostate cancer are useful

Tests for prostate-specific antigen may not be perfect but in my case, results helped identify my prostate cancer. A sudden rise in my PSA levels was the first alarm to indicate that further testing was required. 488 more words


No pain, no gain?

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Prostate Cancer