RADIOTHERAPY OPTIONS FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER BASED UPON PRETREATMENT SERUM PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN LEVELS AND BIOCHEMICAL CONTROL: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

@article{Vicini1998RADIOTHERAPYOF,
  title={RADIOTHERAPY OPTIONS FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER BASED UPON PRETREATMENT SERUM PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN LEVELS AND BIOCHEMICAL CONTROL: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE},
  author={Frank A. Vicini and Eric Mark Horwitz and Vijay R. Kini and Jannifer S. Stromberg and Alvaro A. Martinez},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={
          1101-10
        }
}
PURPOSE To review all the available radiotherapy (RT) literature on localized prostate cancer treatment where serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were used to both stratify patients and evaluate outcome and determine if any conclusions can be reached regarding an optimal radiotherapeutic management for this disease. METHODS AND MATERIALS A MEDLINE search was conducted to obtain all articles in English on prostate cancer treatment employing RT from 1986-1997. Studies were considered… CONTINUE READING