Robot or radiation? A qualitative study of the decision support needs of men with localised prostate cancer choosing between robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy treatment.

Affiliation

South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Liverpool, Australia; Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Liverpool, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To understand how best to support men diagnosed with localised prostate cancer to decide which treatment option best suits their needs, when robotic prostatectomy and radiotherapy are equally appropriate to offer them.

Keywords

Oncology,Prostate cancer,Qualitative,Radiotherapy,Robotic prostatectomy,Shared decision-making,Treatment decision-making,

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