Richard M. Hoffman MD MPH


Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer

Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer have localized cancer, which means that the cancer hasn’t spread outside the prostate. Some men who have localized prostate cancer choose active surveillance, which allows them to avoid or delay having surgery or radiation. Active surveillance is an option for men with…

Resultados altos de PSA que no son cáncer (positivos falsos)

Las pruebas del antígeno prostático específico (PSA, por sus siglas en inglés) pueden mostrar niveles altos de PSA que no están causados por el cáncer (lo que se llama resultado positivo falso). Esto significa que usted podría necesitar más pruebas para determinar si tiene cáncer de próstata. La información que se…

Prostate Cancer: Should I Choose Active Surveillance?

Guides you through decision to use active surveillance for men who have low-risk and for some men who have medium-risk localized prostate cancer. Lists reasons for and against active surveillance. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.