Local Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer: What is the Evidence So Far?

  title={Local Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer: What is the Evidence So Far?},
  author={Pedro Leonel Almeida and B. Jorge Pereira},
  journal={Prostate Cancer},
  • Pedro Leonel Almeida, B. Jorge Pereira
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Background Advances in technological, laboratorial, and imaging studies and new treatments available in the last decades significantly improved prostate cancer survival rates. However, this did not occur in metastatic prostate cancer (mPCa) at diagnosis which, in young and fit patients, will become invariably resistant to the established treatments. Progression will lead to an impairment in patients' quality of life and disease-related death. Methods The authors intend to perform a literature… CONTINUE READING
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