Adjuvant radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.

  title={Adjuvant radiotherapy following radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer.},
  author={Tiffany Daly and Brigid E. Hickey and Margot Lehman and Daniel Peter Francis and Adrienne M See},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Men who have a radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer that does not involve lymph nodes, but extends beyond the prostate capsule into the seminal vesicles or to surgical margins, are at increased risk of relapse. In men with these high risk factors, radiotherapy (RT) directed at the prostate bed after surgery may reduce this risk, and be curative. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of adjuvant RT following RP for prostate cancer in men with high risk features compared with… CONTINUE READING
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