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|Title:||Immediate adjuvant radiation therapy following radical prostatectomy should not be advised for men with extraprostatic extension who have negative surgical margins|
|Authors:||Walsh, Patrick C;Lawrentschuk, Nathan L|
|Citation:||European Urology 2016; 69(2): 191-192|
|Abstract:||Although three large randomized prospective clinical trials have demonstrated that postoperative radiotherapy in patients with adverse pathological features reduces prostate-specific antigen recurrence and may decrease clinical failure, this approach has not gained widespread acceptance, likely because the data strongly support such an approach only in men with Gleason ≥7 with positive surgical margins.|
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