Adjuvant hormone therapy for localised and locally advanced prostate carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.

@article{Shelley2009AdjuvantHT,
  title={Adjuvant hormone therapy for localised and locally advanced prostate carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.},
  author={Michael D Shelley and Satish Kumar and Bernadette Coles and Timothy J. Wilt and John N. Staffurth and Malcolm David Mason},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={540-6}
}
BACKGROUND Adjuvant hormone therapy (AHT) following radiotherapy or surgery is a treatment option frequently offered to men with localised or locally advanced prostate cancer. We performed a systematic review of published randomised trials to assess the effectiveness of AHT. METHODS We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane library, SCI, LILACS and SIGLE for randomised trials comparing AHT plus primary therapy (radiotherapy or prostatectomy) with primary therapy alone. Data on study design… CONTINUE READING

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