Pathological effects of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy help predict progression of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy.


BACKGROUND It is not clear whether pathological changes following neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT) prior to radical prostatectomy have any value as predictors of progression in prostate cancer. METHODS We conducted a study of 100 patients with prostate cancer who underwent radical prostatectomy following NHT. We used the Japanese general rule as the… (More)


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