A multi-institutional matched-control analysis of adjuvant and salvage postoperative radiation therapy for pT3-4N0 prostate cancer.

@article{Trabulsi2008AMM,
  title={A multi-institutional matched-control analysis of adjuvant and salvage postoperative radiation therapy for pT3-4N0 prostate cancer.},
  author={Edouard John Trabulsi and Richard K. Valicenti and Alexandra L. Hanlon and Thomas Michael Pisansky and Howard Mark Sandler and Deborah Ann Kuban and Charles Nicholas Catton and Jeff Michael Michalski and Michael J Zelefsky and Patrick A. Kupelian and Daniel W. Lin and Mitchell Steven Anscher and Kevin M. Slawin and Claus G. Roehrborn and Jeffrey D. Forman and Stanley L. Liauw and Larry Llyn Kestin and Theodore L Deweese and Peter T. Scardino and Andrew J. Stephenson and Alan Pollack},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={1298-302; discussion 1302-4}
}
OBJECTIVES It is unclear whether postoperative salvage radiation therapy (SRT) and early adjuvant radiotherapy (ART) after radical prostatectomy lead to equivalent long-term tumor control. We studied a group of patients undergoing ART by comparing them with a matched control group undergoing SRT after biochemical failure. METHODS Using a multi-institutional database of 2299 patients, 449 patients with pT3-4N0 disease were eligible for inclusion, including 211 patients receiving ART and 238… CONTINUE READING