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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.