Active Surveillance men, and those who care about them, are invited to join our new community, healthunlocked.com/active-s... (click on "follow" when you get there) You can be in more than one community, so please join there and stay here, too
Active surveillance is a way of monitoring low grade prostate cancer rather than treating it straight away. You might hear it called watchful waiting. ... Many men on active surveillance won't need treatment in their lifetime. There's lots to discuss. What is "low grade" prostate cancer? What do you do with anxiety while waiting? How often do you do PSA's and MRI's and biopsies? What other kinds of diseases can kill you first? What is success, visa vie Active Surveillance? How do deal with "other people," who say, cut it out. When to pull the trigger and realize you need a more direct treatment?