Adjuvant hormonal treatment - the bicalutamide early prostate cancer program.

@article{Wirth2008AdjuvantHT,
  title={Adjuvant hormonal treatment - the bicalutamide early prostate cancer program.},
  author={Manfred P Wirth and Oliver Walter Hakenberg and Michael Froehner},
  journal={Frontiers of radiation therapy and oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={41},
  pages={
          39-48
        }
}
Several randomized trials have demonstrated that adjuvant medical or surgical castration may improve overall survival in patients with locally advanced prostate cancer undergoing external beam radiotherapy. After radical prostatectomy, patients with positive lymph nodes seem to benefit from adjuvant hormonal treatment rather than from treatment at the time of clinical progression in terms of overall survival. In patients with locally advanced, lymph node-negative prostate cancer, adjuvant… CONTINUE READING
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