Radiation therapy versus radical prostatectomy in the PSA era: a urologist's view.

@article{Klein1998RadiationTV,
  title={Radiation therapy versus radical prostatectomy in the PSA era: a urologist's view.},
  author={Eric A Klein},
  journal={Seminars in radiation oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={87-94}
}
  • Eric A Klein
  • Published 1998 in Seminars in radiation oncology
In the absence of a randomized trial directly comparing outcomes in men with localized prostate cancer treated by radical prostatectomy with treatment by radiation therapy, only an approximate answer regarding the relative efficacies of these modalities can be achieved. However, retrospective studies which examined outcomes based on pretreatment parameters intrinsic to the tumors have demonstrated that when stratified by grade and prostate specific antigen (PSA), the rates of cancer control for… CONTINUE READING

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