Increasing rate of non-interventional treatment management in localized prostate cancer candidates for active surveillance

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The rate of non-interventional treatment (NIT) in prostate cancer (PCa) active surveillance (AS) candidates were shown to be on the rise. However, contemporary data are unavailable. To address this void, we examined NIT rate in AS candidates between 2010-2014, within 16 Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registries.


We identified 23,360 PCa patients that fulfilled the University of California, San Francisco AS criteria (prostate specific antigen [PSA] 1 positive core) only the proportion of NIT patients aged