Analysis of influence of age on acute and chronic radiotherapy toxicity in treatment of prostate cancer.

@article{Jani2005AnalysisOI,
  title={Analysis of influence of age on acute and chronic radiotherapy toxicity in treatment of prostate cancer.},
  author={Ashesh B. Jani and Simul D Parikh and Srinivasan Vijayakumar and John Gratzle},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={1157-62}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide a single-institution analysis of the influence of age on acute and late genitourinary (GU) and gastrointestinal (GI) toxicity after radiotherapy (RT) administered in different prostate cancer scenarios. Improved understanding of the influence of age on toxicity outcome after RT for prostate cancer can assist in treatment decision-making. METHODS The records of 527 consecutive nonmetastatic patients receiving RT at a single institution and for whom demographic, disease… CONTINUE READING

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