Adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

@article{Taylor2003AdjuvantAS,
  title={Adjuvant and salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.},
  author={Noah Taylor and Jason F Kelly and Deborah Ann Kuban and R. J. Babaian and Louis Pisters and Alan Pollack},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={755-63}
}
PURPOSE The optimal role of radiotherapy (RT) to the prostate bed after radical prostatectomy (RP) is the subject of much debate. In this study, the results of adjuvant RT (ART) and salvage RT (SRT) were compared. METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 146 lymph node-negative patients were treated postoperatively after RP with RT to the prostate bed between 1987 and 1998. Of these, 75 patients had an undetectable prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level and were treated with ART for adverse pathologic… CONTINUE READING