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All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth

When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004, I was given a few options.
1. Watchful Waiting
2. Removal
3. Beamed Radiation
4. Implanted Radiation Seeds… 155 more words

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Cost-Effectiveness of Watchful Waiting in Acute Otitis Media

Sun, D. et al. (2017) Pediatrics. 139(4) e20163086

Background: American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for acute otitis media (AOM) allow for children meeting certain criteria to undergo watchful waiting (WW). 36 more words

Issue 10 (Spring 2017)

Is there a trend away from aggressive treatment?

I haven’t written in awhile on DCIS because I have not seen anything new lately, but recently, a well-publicized article caught my attention. While the article focused on the mammogram debate, it also noted that there is new thinking on the DCIS front. 393 more words

Breast Cancer

Treating Prostate Cancer By Close Monitoring or ActiveSurveillance

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in older men and second most common cause of death due to cancer in men over the age of 50.  674 more words

CANCER: Merits of active surveillance - watchful waiting

The approach of active surveillance, which is increasingly common with prostate cancer patients, is becoming more frequently discussed as an option for selected patients with other types of slow-growing, early-stage cancers also.  81 more words

Posted By Kim Garber