After the debate on whether to screen for prostate cancer comes the debate on how to treat it. Options include “watchful waiting,” radiation, surgery, and androgen deprivation. This session will focus on how to help your patient diagnosed with prostate cancer decide on a treatment plan using a cohort-based decision tool.
This lecture will discuss the appropriate follow-up of patients treated for the most common cancers. This will include breast cancer, colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, prostate cancer, and lung cancer. An in-depth discussion of the physical challenges and psychological impacts of a cancer diagnosis and its treatment will prepare you to help your patients with what lies ahead.