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Canadian Men’s perspectives about active surveillance in prostate cancer: need for guidance and resources

  • Margaret Fitch1,
  • Kittie Pang1,
  • Veronique Ouellet2,
  • Carmen Loiselle3,
  • Shabbir Alibhai4,
  • Simone Chevalier3,
  • Darrel E. Drachenberg5,
  • Antonio Finelli4,
  • Jean-Baptiste Lattouf2, 6,
  • Simon Sutcliffe7,
  • Alan So8,
  • Simon Tanguay3,
  • Fred Saad2, 6Email authorView ORCID ID profile and
  • Anne-Marie Mes-Masson2, 9
BMC UrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:98

Received: 11 March 2017

Accepted: 24 October 2017

Published: 27 October 2017

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Original Submission
11 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dae Kim
15 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alejandro Rodriguez
24 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Margaret Fitch
Resubmission - Version 2
24 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
27 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12894-017-0290-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
Institut du cancer de Montréal and Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
Manitoba Prostate Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
Department of Surgery Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Terrry Fox Research Institute, Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver Prostate Centre, Vancouver, Canada
Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada