Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Radical Prostatectomy Alone Versus Radical Prostatectomy Preceded by Androgen Blockage in Clinical Stage B2 (T2bNxM0) Prostate Cancer

@inproceedings{Soloway1995RandomizedPS,
  title={Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Radical Prostatectomy Alone Versus Radical Prostatectomy Preceded by Androgen Blockage in Clinical Stage B2 (T2bNxM0) Prostate Cancer},
  author={Mark S. Soloway and Roohollah Sharifi and Zev Wajsman and David McLeod and David P. Wood},
  year={1995}
}
AbstractPurpose: Nonrandomized clinical trials have suggested that preoperative androgen deprivation can decrease the likelihood of positive surgical margins in patients with clinically localized prostate cancer. A multicenter prospective randomized trial compared radical prostatectomy alone to radical prostatectomy after 3 months of leuprolide acetate depot and flutamide in patients with stage cT2bNxM0 prostate cancer and a serum prostate specific antigen level less than 50 ng./ml.Materials… CONTINUE READING