Active surveillance (AS) is a method of monitoring select men, with the option of switching to active treatment upon signs of progression, thereby avoiding the well-known side-effects of surgery and radiotherapy.
22-11. Prof. Leonard Marks MD. "Contemporary Management of Prostate Cancer"
"This is not Your Father's Prostate Cancer." Dr. Marks talks about the revolutionary advances in detection of prostate cancer, and the target biopsy program at UCLA and elsewhere. Prostate Forum of Orange County is a Southern California Prostate Cancer Support Group, with online (Zoom) meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of most months, beginning at 5:00 p. Pacific Time. Our website address is: www.prostateforum.org
22-02. Dr. M Scholz "Current Management of Prostate Cancer" Feb. 24, 2022
Dr. Scholz describes the prostate cancer treatment options for intermediate risk prostate cancer, including Active Surveillance, current forms of radiation treatment, and surgery, and gives an overview of their effectiveness, risks, and side effects. The presentation is hosted by the Prostate Forum of Orange County (PFOC), a Prostate Cancer Support Group in Southern California. The Prostate Forum holds online support meetings twice each month for men with prostate cancer, their families and friends, and once a month the group hears from expert speakers in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of prostate cancer. You can find a calendar of meetings and presentations, along with a video library of previous presentation, at the PFOC website, www.prostateforum.org.