Access to information sources and treatment considerations among men with local stage prostate cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Urology, Volume 74, Issue 3, p.509-15 (2009)


2009, Access to Information, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Collaborative Data Services Core Facility, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Prospective Studies, Prostatic Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Shared Resources


To determine the role of information sources in the treatment decision-making process of men diagnosed with local stage prostate cancer. Diagnosed men have access to a large number of information sources about therapy, including print and broadcast media, the Internet, books, and friends with the disease.