Aug 10, · Is ‘watchful waiting’ safe with breast cancer? Open this photo in gallery: So some experts have been advocating the idea of "watchful waiting" or "active surveillance" for some types of. Apr 23, · Watchful waiting may be a particularly good option for older women diagnosed with Stage 0 breast cancer. “Cancers tend to grow more slowly in .
May 13, · During her breast cancer work up, a mammogram revealed a potentially concerning spot on the right breast; to her surprise, instead of suggesting immediate active treatment of the right breast, her Author: Wendy Baer, MD. Jul 19, · This means some patients may have had aggressive cancer treatments that weren’t really necessary. So, some experts have been advocating the idea of “watchful waiting” or “active surveillance” for a few types of slow-growing cancers and pre-cancerous growths.
et al. Watchful Waiting: Well Behaved Breast Cancers Non-Surgical Management of Breast Cancer. J Adenocarcinoma. , On initial physical exam no dominant breast mass was palpated and the axillary exam was unremarkable. The screening mammogram showed (Figures ) a new lobular mass in the. Nov 20, · New breast cancer study will assess controversial 'watchful waiting' approach. By By Laurie McGinley. About , women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, with about 1 in 4 of Author: Laurie Mcginley.