It's common advice for men of a certain age -- get tested for prostate cancer, and get treatment early. But is 'watchful waiting' a better option for patients with some types of low-risk tumors? Writing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers report that they found no significant difference in mortality rates between men with small, low-risk tumors who sought immediate treatment and those who deferred treatment for years. We'll talk with one of the authors of the report about the findings and what they mean.
Produced by Charles Bergquist, Director and Contributing Producer