Mortality among men with locally advanced prostate cancer managed with noncurative intent: a nationwide study in PCBaSe Sweden.

@article{Akre2011MortalityAM,
  title={Mortality among men with locally advanced prostate cancer managed with noncurative intent: a nationwide study in PCBaSe Sweden.},
  author={Olof Akre and Hans Garmo and J. Patrik Adolfsson and Mats Lambe and Ola Bratt and P{\"a}r Stattin},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={554-63}
}
BACKGROUND There are limited prognostic data for locally advanced prostate cancer PCa to guide in the choice of treatment. OBJECTIVE To assess mortality in different prognostic categories among men with locally advanced PCa managed with noncurative intent. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS We conducted a register-based nationwide cohort study within the Prostate Cancer DataBase Sweden. The entire cohort of locally advanced PCa included 14 908 men. After the exclusion of 2724 (18%) men… CONTINUE READING