Androgen deprivation and high-dose radiotherapy for oligometastatic prostate cancer patients with less than five regional and/or distant metastases.

@article{Schick2013AndrogenDA,
  title={Androgen deprivation and high-dose radiotherapy for oligometastatic prostate cancer patients with less than five regional and/or distant metastases.},
  author={Ulrike Schick and Sandra Jorcano and Philippe Nouet and Michel Rouzaud and Hansjoerg Vees and Thomas Zilli and Osman Ratib and Damien Charles Weber and Raymond Miralbell},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={1622-8}
}
BACKGROUND Substantial survival may be observed with oligometastatic prostate cancer. Combining androgen deprivation (AD) and high-dose external beam radiotherapy (RT) to isolated regional or distant lesions may be proposed for these patients and the outcome of this strategy is the purpose of the present report. MATERIAL AND METHODS From 2003 to 2010, 50 prostate cancer patients were diagnosed with synchronous (n = 7) or metachronous (n = 43) oligometastases (OM). Among the relapsing patients… CONTINUE READING
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