Postoperative radiotherapy in prostate cancer: the case of the missing target.

@article{Croke2012PostoperativeRI,
  title={Postoperative radiotherapy in prostate cancer: the case of the missing target.},
  author={Jennifer Croke and Shawn Malone and Nicolas L D Roustan Delatour and Eric B{\'e}langer and Leonard I Avruch and Christopher G Morash and Cathleen Kayser and Kathryn Underhill and Johanna Spaans},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={1160-8}
}
PURPOSE Postoperative radiotherapy (XRT) increases survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients. Approximately 50% of patients on long-term follow-up relapse despite adjuvant XRT and the predominant site of failure remains local. Four consensus guidelines define postoperative clinical target volume (CTV) in prostate cancer. We explore the possibility that… CONTINUE READING