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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
Issue Date: Feb-2016
EDate: 2015-10-23
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.
DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.09.045
ORCID: 0000-0001-8553-5618
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Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Patient Selection
Prostatic Neoplasms
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