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Patient-reported outcomes following treatment for localized prostate cancer: Helping decision making for patients and their physicians.

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When treatments are known to be successful with good oncological outcomes for specific cancers, most patients will be prepared to accept the proposed therapy and its consequences on quality of life. But when multiple, equally effective treatments are available and uncertainty about their benefits prevails with a substantial risk of overtreatment, the balance of risks between benefit and harm from adverse effects can dominate decision making. Such is the case in clinically localized prostate-s...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1001/jama.2017.1703

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Balliol College
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Publisher:
American Medical Association Publisher's website
Journal:
JAMA Journal website
Volume:
317
Issue:
11
Pages:
1121-1123
Publication date:
2017-03-05
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ISSN:
1538-3598
Pubs id:
pubs:687003
URN:
uri:699b8ea8-6555-46d6-ae10-7669aa5f33f9
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uuid:699b8ea8-6555-46d6-ae10-7669aa5f33f9
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pubs:687003

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